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Old 03-23-2012, 06:35 PM   #1
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Default Planet billiards

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0322113604.htm

Planet billiards.

Planets can be shot out of the galaxy like stars. Some of them travel 30 million miles per hour.
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:44 PM   #2
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Can you imagine the KE of a planet moving at that speed? There would be no 'billards', because if any sort of impact occurred, there would just be a massive explosion. I would interesting in knowing the mechanism by which a body that size gets accelerated to 30 million mph.
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