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When they detected the first pulsar (which blew people away because how could natural signal be so regular?) the Arecibo researchers supposedly put some throw away line in their paper about pigeon droppings on the dish.
The pigeon droppings was associated with the microwave background discovery.
 
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The pigeon droppings was associated with the microwave background discovery.
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Pigeon Poop And Strange Static: How We Proved The Big Bang
Using the 50-foot-long Holmdel Horn Antenna, they were trying to measure the radio waves emanating from galaxies beyond our own Milky Way. Even 50 years ago, our local radio waves were busy, and Penzias and Wilson spent time sifting out the chatter of broadcast radio and military radar, not to mention the constant roar of the sun, in order to make out the fainter extragalactic signals.

But even after removing the obvious interference, a noisy hum remained.
 
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I’ve seen a lot of “The Solar System” thingers in mai short life, but this one just seems to me like a good comparison.


ETA: And also I’d like to have that on its own shelf, a’cause, pretty!
ETA2: But, I has cats... 🐈
 
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ETA: And also I’d like to have that on its own shelf, a’cause, pretty!
ETA2: But, I has cats... 🐈
The planets might roll around on the shelf but not Saturn. The edge of its disk rests on the table preventing that.
 

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The planets might roll around on the shelf but not Saturn. The edge of its disk rests on the table preventing that.
Couldn't Saturn just roll around like inside its ring? I mean the ring's not attached or anything.
 
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It figures with all the exploring there we might find life from Martian Farts.
 

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It figures with all the exploring there we might find life from Martian Farts.
Wrong planet. Unless you suspect Martian farts can travel great distances?
 
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