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Speculate on what formed thisFollow

#1 Aug 15 2004 at 10:32 AM Rating: Decent
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Anyone care to speculate on how objects like this can form?

Remember this is the SciFi forum.

Hoag's Object: A Strange Ring Galaxy

Edited, Sun Aug 15 11:32:54 2004 by JDurga
#2 Aug 15 2004 at 7:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Probably the same way a big smoke ring forms when you fire an artillery piece, but on a cosmic scale.

#3 Aug 15 2004 at 8:19 PM Rating: Decent
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Maybe Niven and Pournelle simply didn't think big enough? :) (Ring World)
#4 Aug 16 2004 at 6:39 PM Rating: Excellent
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It's a transparent dyson sphere /nods
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#5 Aug 17 2004 at 7:26 PM Rating: Decent
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Oh now that is good, in the RingWorld theme, the Inner Material was used to contruct the Sphere.
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