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Beautiful Supernova Remnant May Contain Galaxy’s Youngest Black Hole
02-13-2013, 11:01 PM #1
KILLUMINATI Made Ya Look!!
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The dying pangs of a massive star may have given rise to the galaxy’s most recent black hole and produced the first supernova remnant of its kind ever spotted in the Milky Way.

Supernova remnants are the former guts of a star, spilled out across interstellar space by a violent explosion that ended the star’s life. Only fairly massive stars, those weighing 10 times more than our sun, produce supernovas. The remnant in the image above is called W49B and was created 1,000 years ago when a giant star exploded about 26,000 light-years away.

Most supernova remnants are symmetrical, bursting outward in an ever-expanding bubble. W49B looks more like a punctured balloon than a nice sphere, suggesting it has an unusual origin. Astronomers speculate that for some reason the dying star that gave rise to W49B shot off material near its poles at a much higher speed than from elsewhere on its surface. These would have manifested as enormous jets that cleared away material, producing the barrel shape seen now.

more here: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/0...=co5814864
02-13-2013, 11:11 PM #2
Kreeper Griobhtha
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The universe is at once remarcable, spectacular and terrifying.


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I am not your rolling wheels, I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind, I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon, I am the night
The night
02-13-2013, 11:24 PM #3
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(02-13-2013, 11:11 PM)Kreeper Wrote:  The universe is at once remarcable, spectacular and terrifying.


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its also my new wallpaper
02-14-2013, 12:06 AM #4
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chuckle.gif I was thinking what a kick ass desktop that would make. Fantastic pic.

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02-14-2013, 02:32 AM #5
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Our entire reality may be existing within a super massive black hole and the earth itself might be its singularity,now thats some mind bending conscious altering food for thought while looking up into the star filled void af ancient light and while drifting off to sleep...

The ocean of stars we see are the way they looked,not the way they are,because we are looking far backwards in time and the age and size of the universe we measure was its age and size several billion years ago and its been increasing in acceleration exponentially for many billions of years and so its actual age must be infinitely vast and its actual size must be unimaginably immense...
02-14-2013, 03:32 AM #6
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(02-14-2013, 12:06 AM)JayRodney Wrote:  chuckle.gif I was thinking what a kick ass desktop that would make. Fantastic pic.


i put it up but in tile form so there is 6 of them

02-14-2013, 03:44 AM #7
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That's gorgeous! clap.gif yay.gif So beautiful!
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02-14-2013, 03:48 AM #8
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I wonder what would happen if you flew through that in a spacecraft....

You know.... black holes do time distortion and whatnot.... What about a super nova? I wonder what dimension that would send you to if you flew in to it.

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