Atronomers get ready for galactic fireworks.

  Belatucadrus 15:01 12 Jan 2008

A giant cloud of hydrogen gas is racing towards a collision with the Milky Way, astronomers have announced. Smith's Cloud, as it is known, may set off spectacular fireworks when it smacks into our galaxy.
The only drawback is that to see it will require immortality or reincarnation, so only Hindu or Buddhist astronomers need put a note in the diary.
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20-40 million years is a long time and I don't think I'll wait up for it.

  sunny staines 15:06 12 Jan 2008

remind me nearer the time.

  Legolas 15:38 12 Jan 2008

I would probably stay up to see the fireworks and then fall asleep with a few minutes to go ;)

  laurie53 19:45 12 Jan 2008

Won't see it. Think I've got a doctor's appointment at the time.

  Devil Fish 20:12 12 Jan 2008

cool i better get myself cryogenetically frozen for that one but i probably still wouldn't wake up in time

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