The Universe is flat!

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The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:41 PM

The universe is officially flat and only LOOKS round because all the light is going along it.

Among other things, this raises questions about life, theology, and origami.

Now I pose the question to all of you: without invisible friends (or invisible enemies), imagine you have traveled to the edge of the universe. What do you see?

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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:42 PM

Origami? wtf?
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:52 PM

its cause my camcorder is better than urs
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:56 PM

NO, YOU'RE A TOWEL!!!!!!!!!
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:58 PM

To me the article would seem to have implications that the big bang might be a correct model for the universe given that the geometry of the universe has been determined to be a sphere or more precisely, an expanding sphere.

but I'm not an astrophysicist.

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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:09 PM

I have to point out... the article no where says "officially", and only that it adds evidence that it might be. Not to say I agree or disagree, just stating that it's not like this was "hard proof there of", it's more or less just evidence in the "if it were flat then we expect this to be a result of it, and it is... so it's probably flat". But this latter form of evidence collecting isn't an accepted form of 'proving' and especially not 'officiating' anything.

It's ironic that the section of the article outlining the study performed is called 'circular reasoning', a play on the fact they were overlapping binary systems to create a spherical shape.

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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 03:22 PM

But is it flatter than Keira Knightley?
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 03:47 PM

Your mom is flat.
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 03:57 PM

Jack win, creative fail.
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 06:27 PM

View Postcreativecoding, on 24 November 2010 - 06:47 PM, said:

Your mom is flat.

Seeing as Jack is 43, that would put his mom in her 60's or 70's, which raises the question- why are you, a 13 year old, looking at a woman that could be your grandmother? Do you have a thing for cougars?
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 24 November 2010 - 07:41 PM

D:

I've been revealed!

MUST ESCAPE!
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Posted 26 November 2010 - 12:49 AM

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The Universe is flat!


...and Elvis is still alive!
:whistling: :whistling:
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 26 November 2010 - 01:44 AM

He lives in a bunker underneath Graceland I swear it, LOL.








Graceland, causing traffic delays on highway 51 since 1956.
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Posted 26 November 2010 - 05:54 AM

I really like space. I wish I had money to buy a telescope. I'd spend hours on that thing at night.
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Re: The Universe is flat!

Posted 26 November 2010 - 06:21 AM

I have a telescope, but I can barely use it unless I take a special trip to the boonies because of light pollution. :(
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