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What would happen if a needle traveling at the speed of light collided with Jupiter – Boing Boing

If an ordinary needle, weighing two-tenths of a gram were to pierce the core of Jupiter at the speed of light, the entire planet could be destroyed, depending on the composition. This video takes a look at this scenario, since it is quite likely to happen.
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shutterstock 1300933849 scaled Given how fast and loose science fiction often is with the science part, it’s always interesting to see what a real scientist says about what the fiction gets right and doesn’t. In this video, astronomer (and sci-fi fanatic) Michael Siegel looks at 21 different spaceships and rates them into 5 categories, from best to worst:… READ THE REST
screenshot 11 Above is the world’s largest camera, now nearing completion in a clean room at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. Boasting a lens that’s 5 feet across, the 3,200 megapixel LSST Camera will be a key component at the Vera C. Rubin Observatory now under construction in Chile. Expected to be in… READ THE REST
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