Monday, August 25, 2014

Fact of the Day: Mega-Galaxy

From what we can predict, in about four billion years our Milky Way galaxy will collide with the nearby Andromeda Galaxy. Since most of the stars are so far spread out, most of them would never collide with each other as the two galaxies merge into one. 

22 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Really??

Winnie said...

4 billion years. Good job I won't be around then!!

DWei said...

I'll probably be dead by then.

Moscow Blogger said...

yes, I know it)

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Damn it would be so cool to be around when this happens!

Blue Grumpster said...

Four billion years... See, now I want to live forever.

Dana said...

Interesting fact!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Well, I won't be around to see it, that's all I know.

DEZMOND said...

no time to waste then!

Pat Hatt said...

Wow, better get to living life lol

Pilar Domínguez said...

I will never understand anything about galaxies and light years and all that vocabulary ( It is far from my conception of ideas) Kisses:)

Margaret D said...

Goodness, that's a long time away.

Christine said...

how interesting!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Four billion years from now? Well, at least I won't be around to see that.

DeniseinVA said...

Fascinating! You always find the most interesting things to post.

A Beer for the Shower said...

I hope they cryogenically freeze me so my head-in-a-glass-jar can witness this grand event.

LV said...

One thing I do not have to worry about. Thanks for dropping by today.

Mary Kirkland said...

Well that is certainly something we don't have to worry about.

Caro * said...

Stunning fact ! I am fascinated by space :)

stephen Hayes said...

I believe this was discussed on Cosmos.

bj said...

Whoa....this is an amazing fact

Villyne said...

I'll let you know how it turns out in about 4 billion years I should still be kicking by then