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Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

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Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

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Astronomers have recently determined that our galaxy, the Milky Way, most likely consumed a nearby dwarf galaxy some 700 million years ago. The discovery was made after experts found “leftovers” from the massive cosmic feast.

More here...http://news.softpedia.com/news/Milky-Way-Ate-Its-Last-Galaxy-700-Million-Years-Ago-184035.shtml
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

and here is me thinking you were talking about chocolate  Embarrassed
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

well they have found water on Mars
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

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well they have found water on Mars
.........and  P.L.U.T.O  in the water....(you have to be over 65 to understand this!)
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

tried to google it but only found the Planet, lucky I am over 65 so found this http://www.combinedops.com/pluto.htm
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

Many thanks for the link to  the PLUTO  article
I found it totally fascinating and read every single article.
what a wonderful memory from my younger days!

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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

For those of more tender years it stands for Pipe Line Under The Ocean. A way of supplying the Allied armies with fuel in 1944 after the Normandy landings.
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

and for those on a visit to the Isle of Wight  a few places to visit http://www.combinedops.com/pluto.htm#Places%20to%20Visit
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

and an armless look at Venus
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

Well learn something new everyday Smiley
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

get your Holsters on Freddy was never like this
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Re: Milky Way Ate Its Last Galaxy 700 Million Years Ago

I recall seeing a TV program featuring the Pipe Line Under The Ocean and also a house built like a bank vault originally to house a generator I think.
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