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    I was wondering if anyone else had heard about the 2 baby galaxies they found near the Milky Way. Apparently when these 2 galaxies were found they discovered they were doing the dance of death and I was just wondering what everyone else thought about it. Do you think it'll affect the Milky Way at all?

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    it will take millions of years before they totally collide,whether it will affect ours,
    i don't really know.our own galaxy is on a collision course aswell,again this will take millions upon millions of years.
    the theory is that when it happens,the galaxies involved eventually go on to
    form one,bigger galaxy.
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    The word collision is some what misleading I once read.
    When Andromeda and our own gaalaxy collide, there will not actually be any collision.
    There is so much space between the stars that none will actually hit each other.
    But gravitional flows....thats another thing...
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    thanks declan.
    i think thats what i was trying to say,gravity will pull them together into a spin
    and eventually form one bigger galaxy.
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    I think it's so amazing how it takes so long. I really wish I could be outside the universe so I could see all this kind of stuff. Do you guys believe that there is anything outside our universe? Like maybe our universe is one of a billion.

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    The Universe has no outside, only an inside.

    Or at least one inside, I should say.

    One that we know about for sure, anyway; there are probably other insides as well, that we will never really know about, because they've inflated beyond our horizons and are receding from us faster than the speed of light.

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    Interestingly, my wallpaper is a shot of colliding galaxies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alsetalokin View Post
    The Universe has no outside, only an inside.

    Or at least one inside, I should say.

    One that we know about for sure, anyway; there are probably other insides as well, that we will never really know about, because they've inflated beyond our horizons and are receding from us faster than the speed of light.
    Hmmm that's really interesting. Do you believe in alternate universes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WWPierre View Post
    Interestingly, my wallpaper is a shot of colliding galaxies.
    Awesome! That's a really cool picture.

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    You really have to let go of the human concept of time too. These galaxies will collide but the effects would probably be gradual and go unnoticed from anyone or anything on the inside. What would take the galaxies a universal blink of an eye to collide may last millions of years for humans.
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