This is absolutely nuts and really pissed me off when people think we should allocate resources to something besides space, like for instance bombing brown people.
quote:That's only about 0.028c (c = speed of light).
They found that one star was orbiting around something (turned out to be a black hole) at 19million miles per hour
quote:Right, but the fact that it's as large as it is moving at that speed is what makes it incomprehensible. Itty-bitty light particles (or waves?) moving at c is 'more' comprehensible, to me.
That's only about 0.028c (c = speed of light).
quote:I hate when people throw out "incomprehensible" and "the human brain cannot grasp"... This video did it a few times. Just because the PR folks at NASA can't comprehend size relation doesn't mean that the human brain is not possible of comprehending it.
we spent hundreds of millions of dollars
quote:Only idiots find it incomprehensible. I just said that.
if the information is "incomprehensible" then what use is it? How is finding this out going to change anything if we can't even understand what it means?