NASA searches for Black Holes

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NASA is ready to launch a sophisticated new telescope into orbit today that will use x-ray vision to hunt for black holes in the universe. The telescope will be able to produce images that are 100 times more sensitive than any other telescope – and scientists hope it will give them a much clearer view of the working of black holes.

Of course – this ambitious NASA mission depends on one thing: and that’s not getting intercepted by the robotic pigeons of Plant Zenu on the way.

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They just need to go to Washington DC, and they'll find plenty of 'em.

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Quote Coalage1:They just need to go to Washington DC, and they'll find plenty of 'em.

Black holes or Robotic Pidgeons or both?

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I reccommend the movie "Contact" with Jodie Foster based on a book by Carl Sagan.

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Quote douglaslee:

I reccommend the movie "Contact" with Jodie Foster based on a book by Carl Sagan.

Ditto. An excellent story.

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Why is this topic under environment?

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MrsBJLee... you aren't allowed to ask such questions without running them past Jan in Iowa or Pierpont.

Didn't you get the memo?

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There are also worm holes, I don't know which one this is http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=herschel-finds-a-hole-in-space

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