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"I have an update. A supermassive black hole was found in an irregular galaxy, so there may not be a certain type of galaxy paired with a black hole"
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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Computer, Science, Grammar.
About Me:
I like astronomy, computers, and grammar. The closest thing to a sport that I do is mountain bike.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
I recently read Wool, which was good, but my favorite book is The True Meaning of Smekday. I like Monty Python movies and Sci-fi movies. I like any sci-fi tv show. I listen to classical music a lot.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
My trust neanderthal eraser
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
My dog
Website:
http://mythmash.blogspot.com
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2011
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
CLORKY

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Supermassive Black Holes Continued

I have been thinking about supermassive black holes a lot today and I have come up with a hypothesis. It is that supermassive black holes form in irregular galaxies. In my hypothesis all galaxies start out irregular, a black hole is formed and the galaxy turns into a spiral galaxy. Over time it would turn into an elliptical galaxy.

-John Samson Baskin      March 2012

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 11:06am

Supermassive Black Holes

I have been doing some experiments with the shape of galaxies with supermassive black holes. I wanted to know if the type of a galaxy (elliptical, spiral, barred spiral, irregular, ect.) is affected by if the galaxy has a supermassive black hole. Super massive black holes have been discovered in galaxies, including ours, and others. Based on research I don't believe that irregular galaxies contain super massive black holes based on an experiment I conducted. I drilled a small hole in the…

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Posted on March 3, 2012 at 1:44pm — 1 Comment

Gum takes 7 years to go through your body?

Ah... the swallowing gum myth. This is one of the classics. No, it doesn't take 7 years to digest gum. Gum is indigestible, but it wouldn't just stay in your stomach. Gum takes the same amount of time to get in and out of your body as everything else. If your body can't digest something it just comes out the same way as you found it, only slightly altered due to the acid in your digestive system. Gross, but true.

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