Massive gas cloud to hit the Milky Way, in like, 20-40 million years. Plenty of time to get on a fresh pair of undies. The cloud, which has enough gas to make one million of our suns, is already hitting the outer edges of our galaxy.
Anyways, it's another reason to keep funding space exploration so that we don't have all our eggs in one basket.
In a galaxy far, far away...
May 25, 1977: Star Wars was released. I was 6.6 years old.
How many Star Wars figures did you have? I had more than my parents wanted, including a sweet Boba Fett figure that I had to send away for with "proof of purchases" cut from other figure packaging. Unfortunately, they discontinued the Fett figure that had a backpack that actually shot a rocket before I ordered mine. "You'll shoot your eye out!"
Because, I'm sure that you've always wanted to know, here it is:
At least it's realistic: it's got a can.
The tighter you close your fist, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.
Pluto is totally a planet. For Real.
There is no way we are alone out here. Post your favourite SpaceScape.
When I grow up, in addition to spaceships, I also want to make robots.
Seriously, how cool would it be to write code that runs on other planets? You think cross-platform is tough, try writing for VxWorks as it orbits Mars...
And, uh, I've just added Space 1999 to my Netflix queue.