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Opening Arguments

So long, been good to know you

After some good tabloid trash, I always like to read a good "We're all going to dieeee!" yarn, too:

A STAR primed to explode in a blast that could wipe out the Earth was revealed by astronomers yesterday.

It will self-destruct in an explosion called a supernova with the force of 20 billion billion billion megatons of TNT.

New studies show the star, called T Pyxidis, is much closer than previously thought at 3,260 light-years away - a short hop in galactic terms.

Darn. Sure hope it doesn't come before the State of the Union address. It'd be a shame to miss that.

Posted in: Science


Bob G.
Thu, 01/07/2010 - 2:16pm

ROFLMAO, Leo...(yeah, me too)

But I wouldn't sweat that 29 billion, billion, billion tons of TNT...but let's see what the GRB (gamma ray burst) that whacks us is gonna do, shall we?
(gonna need a snotload of sunblock for THAT bugger)