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Photos Has the BBC been had by Hubble???

Discussion in 'General' started by spt, 23 Apr 2010.

  1. spt

    spt What's a Dremel?

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8638263.stm

    I was on the BBC today and came accross an article about 20yrs of Hubble, I like space and all that so thought i would have a look. But when I clicked to look at it I was instantly hit by what I think is a fake 1st image, but am I right, it is the BBC after all, surely they would of checked that some of the pics aren't hoax ones.

    Have a look and see what you think, I personally think that if its not fake then its the clearest sign that god exists and that he is pissed off at us as it appears in the top left that the gas cloud is shaped like a human, arm stretched up giving the finger, not only that but when you zoom in the finger is almost dead straight on one edge and even a hint of a nail.

    What do you lot think? Have the BBC been had??? Or is god really pissed with us?!?!?!?!
     
  2. cyrilthefish

    cyrilthefish What's a Dremel?

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    These things do happen sometimes. Not a proof of any god but a result of randomness and our natural ability to see patterns in things.

    Pic isn't shopped BTW :p

    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030630.html

    [​IMG]
     
  3. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    As Cyril says, neither you nor the BBC have fallen for some grand hoax. Read here for further information.
     
  4. stuartpb

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    I'm just imagining some religious sect taking the image as a sign from God that he is a bit miffed at us mortals:D
     
  5. spt

    spt What's a Dremel?

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    Well pleased its real :D
     
  6. earlydoors

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    "its clear definition stimulates the human imagination (e.g. it could be perceived as a superhero flying through a cloud, arm up, with a saved person in tow below). " [from the site]

    Eh? :eyebrow: It just looks like its giving me a 2 light-year long finger...




     
  7. Journeyer

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    Well, first off, yes it's real.
    Second, it's not giving us the finger - as it were. If you look at the portion resembling the closed fist that one forms while flipping someone the bird, you'll see that it's directed in the opposite direction.
     
  8. javaman

    javaman May irritate Eyes

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    Its the ban hammer of the Gods!! or Italy with a bit extra xD
     
  9. D-Cyph3r

    D-Cyph3r Gay for Yunosuke

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    Space is so awesome I get a massive headache trying to contemplate it....
     
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  10. mycopia

    mycopia What's a Dremel?

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    Universe has humour :thumb:
     
  11. Neox010

    Neox010 EvE Addict

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    It's an Alien races reply to our messages :D
     
  12. Journeyer

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    It would actually be the other way around - from our point of view we're looking at the "fist" from behind.
     
  13. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    I'm not sure I follow you. To me, it looks like I am looking at the back of the hand making the gesture. From my perspective it looks like the universe is flipping me off.
     
  14. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I remember seeing a program years ago called in search for jesus's forskin I kid you not lol, And one of the religious icon's was female martyr's hand in a glass box giving the one finger sign.
     
  15. Journeyer

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    Form a one finger salute, then look at your hand. The "widest bit" is left of your long finger with the thumb curled over your ring finger to the right. In other words, we're seeing the finger gesture from the palm side, therefore someone on this side of it is flipping the rest of the universe off.
     
  16. MacWalka

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    Or they are using the left hand?
     
  17. Journeyer

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    D'oh! I did not consider that...
     
  18. omicron

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