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Strike deathray from list of concerns?

  1. Apr 26, 2006 #1

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    There are dissenting opinions on the possibility of GRB's detonating in our galaxy. Metallicity appears to be a factor, but, does not rule out a rogue, low metallicity, star going GRB in a satellite galaxy.
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    As in the Magellanic Clouds or Andromeda galaxy, or one further away?
    Local group - http://www.seds.org/messier/more/local.html
    Galactic groups - http://www.seds.org/messier/g-group.html

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  6. Apr 29, 2006 #5
    Gee it's good to know that the universe is not planning to wipe us out, but that doesn't guarantee some mad despot is not planning an energy beam weapon to fry us all - I have seen James Bond movies. It could happen, the establishment are just trying to lull us into a false sense of security so we keep working and pay our taxes.
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