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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)

black hole the size of 12 billion suns found, debunks all theories of the universe

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- Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:38:03 EST GFgbSSMF No.55071
File: 1424997483202.jpg -(32556B / 31.79KB, 534x401) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. black hole the size of 12 billion suns found, debunks all theories of the universe
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/black-hole-as-massive-as-12-billion-suns-found-could-change-theories-of-how-universe-began-10071817.html
This article tripped me the fuck out, and scared me a bit. I don't like that something this scary is visible from Earth.
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Robert Wilson - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:47:22 EST 415JX8nG No.55072 Reply
Yeah they are pretty impressive objects, I hope we can take a picture of one in my lifetime.
A place I always wanted to visit was the innards of the galactic nucleus. All the stars are bundled so close to each other that there is no night time on planets, all the stars would be brighter than Venus. And all the stars combine to form this gravitational maelstrom dominated by a black hole light years across throwing around the largest stars like they were comets.
Galaxies can be very dramatic places, I don't want anything to do with them
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Caroline Herschel - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:45:52 EST SVOqxwR2 No.55074 Reply
12 billion isn't even the biggest.
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Annie Cannon - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:22:08 EST jOF47H5F No.55075 Reply
>>55071
The artist's impression in that article doesn't sit well with me. The light all around the black hole should be distorted due to the huge force of gravity.

What's so mysterious about this thing anyway? Matter falling into a black hole naturally forms a vortex, and like any vortex, the faster it spins the more it can swallow up in a given amount of time. Obviously the mass of the black hole is enough to overcome centrifugal force at these insane velocities. The reason this grew so massive in a shorter than normal amount of time is because it already had a head start and was spinning faster than normal early on, and it had enough matter in it's path to feed it at a higher than normal rate.
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Allan Sandage - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:39:00 EST Wzs50sSC No.55110 Reply
>>55071
> I don't like that something this scary is visible from Earth.

It's 12.8 billion light years from Earth. We're safe. :)
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Agamemnon !ONRxe15axs - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:19:07 EST Kz5Q207u No.55115 Reply
>>55110
>I don't like that something this scary is visible from Earth.
Would the earth getting torn apart by the gravitational pull or getting sucked up real quick or some shit really be all that different than dying by any other cause? Either way you are going to die
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Rudolph Minkowski - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:57:57 EST KymFiCZg No.55116 Reply
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Oh fuck yeah, it's all free game boys. IT'S ALL FREE GAME!
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Henry Draper - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:20:15 EST jOF47H5F No.55117 Reply
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>>55115
It would be the most awesome way to die, in fact.
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Clyde Tombaugh - Tue, 10 Mar 2015 02:50:19 EST KlwZpL5U No.55119 Reply
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>>55117
It would be an immensely sweet manner of death, I'd say. Way better than disintegrating on some clinical bed in pain. its much more dignified, as an individual and a species.
At least we could say "Its not our fault we got eaten by this big ass black hole"
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George Hale - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:40:30 EST KSSVR3HT No.55126 Reply
>>55119
Nah they fuck with time. We could spend eternity getting sucked into a hole. Fuck that.
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Fritz Zwicky - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 06:22:39 EST lHGvTKQL No.55127 Reply
>>55126
We'll die before we reach that point because it'll pull our atmosphere away first.

We kind of need that for stuff, like breathing.
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Fritz Zwicky - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 06:24:28 EST lHGvTKQL No.55128 Reply
>>55127
Oh not to mention that it will likely be pulling matter away from the sun too and the resulting radiation will fry us.
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Antony Hewish - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:55:41 EST 9+dq42/f No.55141 Reply
>>55139
time is a reality we observe and is a variable in many chemical reactions. With out the concept of time there is no universe as time is the fourth dimension tacked on to our three dimensional perception of space. Space and time are on in the same.
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Charles Messier - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:14:57 EST lHGvTKQL No.55143 Reply
>>55141
Correct, however I must add that we can't perceive 3 dimensions because it requires time to perceive.

And nothing is truly 3 dimensional in this universe because even though an object may look stationary and very rigid, it's molecules are moving and the object is never permanent.

We live in a 4D Spacetime, at least.
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Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:41:53 EST JIt5A3UU No.55148 Reply
i got curious and decided to calculate the force of gravity from this bitch. I got 7.85*10^28 Newtons and what the fuck.

This means Earth should be accelerating toward the spot where it once was at 13 km/s.

Or is that not how gravity works? Does this mean gravity is instantaneous? Am I stupid?
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Harlow Shapley - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:18:57 EST 415JX8nG No.55149 Reply
>>55148
I think you're fine, just didn't take in angular momentum of the earth and time doesn't become a factor until you use relativity
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Charles Bolton - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:39:27 EST jScv5urc No.55151 Reply
>>55148
Your math horribly wrong. I don't think you have calculated the distance correctly.
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Urbain Le Verrier - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:32:14 EST JIt5A3UU No.55153 Reply
>>55149
>>55151

No, I am stupid, forgot to square the total distance. Total force between the two bodies is 557 N, we gud

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