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I read very briefly that there was a void found in the universe reciently.
Anyone got any insight on it?
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Replied by albertw on topic Re: The Void

I read very briefly that there was a void found in the universe reciently.
Anyone got any insight on it?


Need more info...

There are massive voids in between the galaxy clusters/walls.
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Replied by dave_lillis on topic Re: The Void

I know of some massive voids in places where a brain should be, although I don't think they'd count as newly discovered. :lol:
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Replied by Frank Ryan on topic Re: The Void

There was a void found in Aug this year a billion miles across but this latest one makes it look like childsplay.
This one has serious knock on effects for theories relating to dark matter.

I 'll have a look thought the net tonight to see if I can find more info.
I think it was in Decembers s&t I saw it.
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Replied by DaveGrennan on topic Re: The Void

Actually I imaged it under very good conditions last night.

Image here

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Replied by dave_lillis on topic Re: The Void

Mr smartass :lol:
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Replied by dogstar on topic Re: The Void

very good Dave very good. :D
oh wise man why is the universe so perfect?ah because symmetry loves herself.

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Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Re: The Void

Actually I imaged it under very good conditions last night.

Image here

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Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Re: The Void

Frank,

found what you were talking about:

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6962185.stm

It actually made television news headlines too.

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Replied by Frank Ryan on topic Re: The Void

:D
Great post Dave.

Lads, unless I was eating cheese too late at night, the one discovered in Aug (as the lads links show) was the first, but now there is an even bigger one.

Still cant find where I read it...
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Replied by pmgisme on topic Re: The Void

The vast bulk of the universe is a void.

Actual matter comprises a miniscule fraction of the universe.

Even the interior of each atom is mostly emptiness.

(They found out that when they tried to zap the nucleus.)

So we are all "empty headed".

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Replied by stevie on topic Re: The Void

This is a superb website

ideaxchg.com/astronomy.htm

Login, click on 'Astronomy' and away you go. Scroll down to 'Powell - An atlas of the Universe' for large scale maps, from the nearest 33 stars right up to the whole of the known universe. Note especially the 'one billion lightyears from the sun' map, which shows the known voids very well. Here's the direct link

www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/superc.html

Don't miss the rest of the site as well.
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This is a superb website


Indeed it is Stevie - thanks for posting it!

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Replied by dmcdona on topic Re: The Void

The vast bulk of the universe is a void.


As is my bloomin' wallet :roll:
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