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What If Two Black Holes Collided?

What If Two Black Holes Collided?

Black holes are the gravitational monsters of the Universe. They are so powerful that nothing, even light, can escape their grasp. One black hole is bad enough. But if you took two black holes and smashed them into each other, they’d be capable of changing the shape of space itself. How epic would that explosion be? And could it somehow reach the Earth?

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What If Earth Was As Big As the Sun?

What If Earth Was As Big As the Sun?

Trees are falling, eco-systems are collapsing, and our infrastructure is crumbling. Crops are failing, and water is scarce. Earth is becoming a dead planet. On the plus side, there’s never been a better time to buy property! But who can think about real estate when they can’t leave their own home, let alone get out of bed, let alone breathe?

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