Crash of the Titans: Milky Way is destined for head-on

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posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 12:36 PM
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I got out my old construction helmet and am keeping my motorcycly one close by also----
Enjoy ATS ljb


Crash of the Titans: Milky Way is destined for head-on ...
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120531135438.htm
ScienceDaily (May 31, 2012) — NASA astronomers can now predict with certainty the next ... titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. ... There is a small chance that M33 will hit the Milky Way first. ... time baseline to make the critical measurements needed to nail down M31's motion.




posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 12:47 PM
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I did a search. There were only two search replies. None that resembled the headline.
Alas though I see there is already a thread.
Delete as nessessary.
PS And crap my link worked perfectly.
edit on 6/1/2012 by longjohnbritches because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 01:42 PM
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lol, one other thread discussing this (but not that much interest in it over there too) is here

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 01:45 PM
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This isn't going to Happen for another 4 billion years .
I think it is pretty safe for us to carry on as normal for the time being



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 01:46 PM
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any bets if the sun would have become a red-giant by then?



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 01:52 PM
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Yeah, ummmmm....this has been known for many years, prior.

Oh, and the fact that our Galaxy is moving toward one of our nearest "neighbor" galaxies? This is the way the Universe works, on timescales that far, far exceed the puny Human lifespan.



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 04:04 PM
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Originally posted by Hellhound604
lol, one other thread discussing this (but not that much interest in it over there too) is here

www.abovetopsecret.com...


LOL yeah and another one poped up.
Thanks for the heads up lol



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 04:05 PM
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Pretty cool huh



posted on Jun, 1 2012 @ 04:06 PM
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Originally posted by PluPerfect
reply to post by longjohnbritches
 


Yeah, ummmmm....this has been known for many years, prior.

Oh, and the fact that our Galaxy is moving toward one of our nearest "neighbor" galaxies? This is the way the Universe works, on timescales that far, far exceed the puny Human lifespan.


Ah so-- But the article says a new addition to the Hubble has allowed the theory to be proven true.



posted on Jun, 2 2012 @ 06:11 AM
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Originally posted by longjohnbritches
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I did a search. There were only two search replies. None that resembled the headline.
Alas though I see there is already a thread.
Delete as nessessary.
PS And crap my link worked perfectly.
edit on 6/1/2012 by longjohnbritches because: (no reason given)


5 page thread started yesterday:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

+ a few older ones which discuss the collision in one way or another:

www.abovetopsecret.com...
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etc, etc..



posted on Jun, 2 2012 @ 09:09 PM
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Posted earlier here
www.abovetopsecret.com...

Please add further comments to the ongoing discussion in the above linked thread.
Thanks




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