Monday :: Aug 22, 2005

Open Thread

by Mary

Via RonInPortland who directs us to Patrick Nielsen Hayden, we find that we can explain some of the strangeness of our world by the fact that we are actually a part of a barred spiral galaxy, and not the more sedate standard spiral.

Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC/Caltech)
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So what do you think accounts for the strangeness of our times?

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