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Offline Cut Chemist

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And will it have any effect on our climate?

Basically:  Does this video have any merit or credibility??  Here's the link:

http://video.stumbleupon.com/#p=q5u1n9vhv4

I realize that this is a far fetched idea,

However:
Is it possible that our solar system might eventually pass through the gravitational plane of the black hole at the center of our galaxy???  And would that bring catastrophic events to our planet?  Or is this a complete hoax??




« Last Edit: 08/09/2007 04:22:50 by Cut Chemist »


 

Offline syhprum

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« Reply #1 on: 08/09/2007 06:32:59 »
I watched about 5 minutes of this slldeshow and found it incredibly boring, the only thing of interest was trying to understand what was behind it.
Black holes, it is generally thought that most galaxies contain a massive black hole we rotate around this about once every 500 million years so its gravitational effect on us is pretty small compared to other sources.
 

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Is there a black hole at the center of our galaxy??
« Reply #2 on: 08/09/2007 14:14:11 »
To long and boring. Heard some crap about the earth was gonna come to an end due to us passing through the galactic plain.
 
It probably made by some very unknown and poorly educated wannabe scientists trying to make a name for themselves. ;D



As far as the SMBH goes it has no direct affect on us ,we are toooo far away.
« Last Edit: 11/09/2007 00:30:46 by ukmicky »
 

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Is there a black hole at the center of our galaxy??
« Reply #3 on: 09/09/2007 22:55:12 »
It is totally scientifically innacurate and a total load of foetid dingoes kineys
 

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