Thursday, May 31, 2012

Kinda Like Worrying About Social Security Solvency 75 Years From Now

But occasionally it's therapeutic to worry about fake problems instead of pressing ones.

Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to work out when precisely our Milky Way Galaxy will crash into its neighbour, Andromeda.

The pair are being pulled together by their mutual gravity and the scientists expect them to begin to merge in about four billion years' time.