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The forgotten genius who discovered black holes over 200 years ago. What the hell is spin? Alright, stupid question time.

What the hell is spin?

If the electron were spinning both up and either left or right (I know, that would be diagonal spin, but nevermind that now) at the exact same speed, then it would take two full turns to return to original position... Nevermind, I just tried it with my cell phone and it was one complete revolution to return to normal state. Instead of trying to figure things out, I will now regale you with the following internet meme: Watch the Milky Way unfurl across the sky (and watch for constellations!) @SG-17: You can't see it in well-lighted, highly populated areas.

Watch the Milky Way unfurl across the sky (and watch for constellations!)

I've only seen the Milky Way when I've been out in the country, far from any big towns. I grew up in a suburb, so I was past twenty when I first saw it — was blown away, I hadn't realised you can actually see it with your naked eye. Climate change triggered massive technological changes thousands of years ago. Colliding galaxies cause incredibly bright starbust inside cloak of dust. Have we found the universe that existed before the Big Bang? First of all, let me say that this is not a comment on the overall article, but a small portion of it included below.

Have we found the universe that existed before the Big Bang?

I stopped reading at the line "it's not clear whether one can even use the term "before" in reference to a pre-Big-Bang cosmos, as time itself may not have existed yet" There is no such thing as "time" as we see it. Time is not something that exists because time is an entirely human created notion. Stars so weird that they make black holes look boring.