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The ring around Uranus

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Flash, Aug 24, 2007.

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  1. Flash

    Flash Guest

    ... disappears.

    http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/story.html?id=50e2cfe6-4427-4d8d-90fe-789bba05c1e8&k=20522

    In a Houdini-like act that has amazed astronomers, one of Uranus's 13 rings has vanished and been replaced by another one thousands of kilometres away.

    The giant blue planet is currently in a rare alignment that shows the dark side of its rings, revealing that they are not nearly as stable as expected.

    "There is a ring that wasn't there 20 years ago and there is an old ring that is gone," says Mark Showalter, of the SETI Institute in California and co-author of a report in the journal Science detailing the change.
     
  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Obelisks!
     
  3. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    I hope boots doesn't penetrate this thread.
     
  4. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member


    Does anyone know where David Copperfield was when all of this went down?
     
  5. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Well I will remember the day and where I was when I first heard this news.
     
  6. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    I blame soccer global warming.
     
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I think it's just David Blaine doing another one of his tricks.
     
  8. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member

    MINDFREAK! will take all the credit.
     
  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    What do the starship Enterprise and a wad of toilet paper have in common while they're circling Uranus?

    They're both searching for Klingons!
     
  10. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

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  11. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member


    ... (crickets)
     
  12. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Oggie,

    Baby wipes are the key no rings around uranus.
     
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