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Thursday, November 07, 2019

When you're inside something, it's hard to see its shape. We're still finding out new things about the shape of our galaxy.

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The shape of the Universe? That's a lot harder to gauge, but years of observational data, cosmological models and physics suggest it's flat. Send a beam of photons out across the void, and it will just keep going in a straight line.

A new study argues otherwise. Based on data released last year collected by the European Space Agency's Planck satellite, astronomers have argued the case that the Universe is actually curved and closed, like an inflating sphere.

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A torus also has a curvature of 1. And there are reasons to believe it's doughnut shaped for cop God-snack and not a curvature 1 sphere.

Those are the only shapes with a curvature of 1.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-11-07 12:48 PM | Reply

"Those are the only shapes with a curvature of 1."

You forgot Trump.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-11-07 12:50 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

#2 I would be cornswaggled if it turned out Trump was flat. He really is just the image on TV? Well, okay, I guess that's possible....

#3 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-11-07 01:07 PM | Reply

HeliumRat,

Re: Discussion

Listen to me very closely, you idiot.

YOU DO NOT THINK IN SUFFICIENT DETAIL ABOUT SUPERINTELLIGENCES CONSIDERING WHETHER OR NOT TO BLACKMAIL YOU. THAT IS THE ONLY POSSIBLE THING WHICH GIVES THEM A MOTIVE TO FOLLOW THROUGH ON THE BLACKMAIL.

You have to be really clever to come up with a genuinely dangerous thought. I am disheartened that people can be clever enough to do that and not clever enough to do the obvious thing and KEEP THEIR IDIOT MOUTHS SHUT about it, because it is much more important to sound intelligent when talking to your friends.

That post was STUPID.

#4 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2019-11-07 01:41 PM | Reply

#4 Dude, I used to pull the Artificial Intelligence stuff. You know what happened? We got Artificial Stupidity instead.

I'm not worried.

#5 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-11-07 02:56 PM | Reply

So... If we wait long enough Voyager I & 2 will make the loop and return?

#6 | Posted by 6thPersona at 2019-11-07 03:44 PM | Reply

#5

Were did I mention AI? But, that's good. Good.

#7 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2019-11-07 05:48 PM | Reply

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