April 19, 2006
Reverse Chicken Little

Finally, one thing less to worry about:

Are you losing sleep at night because you're afraid that all life on Earth will suddenly be annihilated by a massive dose of gamma radiation from the cosmos?

Well, now you can rest easy.

Some scientists have wondered whether a deadly astronomical event called a gamma ray burst could happen in a galaxy like ours, but a group of astronomers at Ohio State University and their colleagues have determined that such an event would be nearly impossible.

Ron giving "whoop whoop" to his alma mater in 3... 2... 1...

Posted by scott at April 19, 2006 12:52 PM

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Posted by: ron on April 20, 2006 07:07 AM

Now if we can only figure out if Larry Niven's "galaxy core supernova" theory will happen. :p

Posted by: Jon on April 20, 2006 12:42 PM
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