The Unbearable Awesomeness Of Being

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

There's a Hole In My Hole

An empty space one billion light years across has been found in space! It is a phenomenon unexplainable by the science of Man! It gets even more confusing because news are calling it a 'hole' and 'black hole', which it isn't - a black hole a billion light-years across would be reason to start the death of civilization on this very minute. It's merely a space that's emptier of stuff than regular space is - a kind of space desert or space abandoned warehouse.

But what would cause such a thing, you're asking - or, for the purpose of the discussion, we'll assume you're asking? Here are some theories:

  • A Type IV civilization decided to take its neighborhood into an alternate universe, hyperspace, virtual space or whatever;
  • The same kind of civilization, except their equivalent of a gasket exploded;
  • It's a signal by aliens. Radio signals are cool, but a crop circle a billion light years in size can't be missed.
  • Galactus decided to raise a family.
Sadly, there's not much use to speculation: The bugger is more than -six- billion light-years away, which means what we're seeing is six billion years old. What could be there right now? The possibilities are endless:
  • Parking lot
  • McDonald's
  • Starbucks
  • Used car dealer
  • Those atrocious parking lots with the huge department stores around them
  • Starbucks across the street from Starbucks
  • Nothing, but the whole thing is covered in plastic
  • Another Type IV civilization fiddling with gaskets


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