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Posted by turoksonofstone (12901 posts) - - Show Bio
Caltech says 
Water really is everywhere. Two teams of astronomers, each led by scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. Looking from a distance of 30 billion trillion miles away into a quasar—one of the brightest and most violent objects in the cosmos—the researchers have found a mass of water vapor that’s at least 140 trillion times that of all the water in the world’s oceans combined, and 100,000 times more massive than the sun.
#1 Posted by Morgaine_Levesque (2073 posts) - - Show Bio

O_O

#2 Posted by JediXMan (31573 posts) - - Show Bio

That's actually pretty cool.

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#3 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19759 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting ~~~ 
Are the amount of question marks in the title necessary though? :P 

#4 Posted by turoksonofstone (12901 posts) - - Show Bio
@rogue_mar1e said:
Interesting ~~~ Are the amount of question marks in the title necessary though? :P 
Are they???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
#5 Posted by MrDirector786 (43698 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting.

#6 Posted by ragdollpurps (16212 posts) - - Show Bio

Suh-weet.

#7 Posted by Grand Ninja (2302 posts) - - Show Bio
@ragdollpurps said:
Suh-weet.
Galactus's water reserve haha
#8 Posted by God_Spawn (38571 posts) - - Show Bio

If I drink it, I will gain super powers.

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#9 Posted by Grand Ninja (2302 posts) - - Show Bio
@god_spawn said:
If I drink it, I will gain super powers.
You need to 1st get 30 billion trillion miles into the quasar.
#10 Posted by Green Skin (2918 posts) - - Show Bio
@god_spawn said:
If I drink it, I will gain super powers.
You can't drink water vapor, lol.
#11 Posted by ARMIV (3876 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grand Ninja said:
@god_spawn said:
If I drink it, I will gain super powers.
You need to 1st get 30 billion trillion miles into the quasar.
...Challenge accepted...
#12 Posted by God_Spawn (38571 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grand Ninja: No problem
 
@Green Skin
I did not read the post, I saw a big picture and had a crazy idea. Fine I will wave a jar over it, contain some it, go back to my ship and inhale it. It's like the Terrigen mist or something like that.
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#13 Posted by God_Spawn (38571 posts) - - Show Bio
@ARMIV: Let's do it, for the super powers.
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#14 Posted by RUSTMAN (183 posts) - - Show Bio

awesome!

#15 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3579 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool. Now let's go get it.

#16 Posted by Darkseid Elite (8410 posts) - - Show Bio

Cosmic pool party, whole world invited. That'd be hella wild man.
#17 Posted by Grand Ninja (2302 posts) - - Show Bio
@Darkseid Elite said:
Cosmic pool party, whole world invited. That'd be hella wild man.
Can you imagine if that thing found its way to Earth!?
#18 Posted by Aiden Cross (15526 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, at least Silver Surfers name makes sense now :P

#19 Posted by Darkseid Elite (8410 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grand Ninja said:


                    @Darkseid Elite said:


                    Cosmic pool party, whole world invited. That'd be hella wild man.

                   

               
Can you imagine if that thing found its way to Earth!?

                   

               

Better start growing some gils or investing in a submarine lol
#20 Posted by Grand Ninja (2302 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aiden Cross said:

Well, at least Silver Surfers name makes sense now :P

Hahaha
#21 Posted by Scalar (1116 posts) - - Show Bio

We should fly into it. xD

#22 Posted by cosmo111687 (1463 posts) - - Show Bio

Amazing! The universe is filled with so many surprises!

#23 Posted by Deadcool (6759 posts) - - Show Bio

I shouldn't feel surpriced, but I am...
#24 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4211 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grand Ninja: It would condense and become the largest rain drop ever and flood earth.
#25 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (8105 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome stuff :)

#26 Posted by Silkcuts (5123 posts) - - Show Bio
@turoksonofstone: If water vapor is present outside of earth then why would their be invasion theory that aliens want our water?
#27 Posted by King Saturn (225645 posts) - - Show Bio
wow... that's pretty awesome news
#28 Posted by Jake Fury (19517 posts) - - Show Bio

Further proof Galactus had too much to drink last night....I tried to tell Big G that he coudln't handles his cosmic liquor like he used to be able to.
#29 Posted by Donnieman v5.1 (44323 posts) - - Show Bio

This is amazing.

#30 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3800 posts) - - Show Bio

now we just have to get it and make it ours 
I'm sure our great great great great great great great great great great great great great X100 grandchildren will appreciate it
#31 Posted by Samimista (21234 posts) - - Show Bio

Water is a sign of life.

#32 Posted by The Stegman (26525 posts) - - Show Bio

i think we ALL know who put it there....Soviet Russia

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#33 Posted by difficlus (10632 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aiden Cross said:

Well, at least Silver Surfers name makes sense now :P

lol
#34 Posted by progenitor (7540 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, the dinosaurs went out with an ice age, I guess the human species is going out surfing.
#35 Posted by jeanlucpicard (1838 posts) - - Show Bio

Thats pretty cool, too bad we wont ever reach it lol.
#36 Posted by buttersdaman000 (10818 posts) - - Show Bio

Aliens, They Exist!

#37 Posted by turoksonofstone (12901 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silkcuts said:
@turoksonofstone: If water vapor is present outside of earth then why would their be invasion theory that aliens want our water?
We have other exploitable resources...
#38 Posted by CATPANEXE (9272 posts) - - Show Bio

* begins work on very long drinking straw *

#39 Posted by drkhwk2001 (4417 posts) - - Show Bio

Hydrogen and Oxygen are pretty common elements.............................The probabilty that water is present throughout the universe has pretty good odds.................
#40 Posted by velle37 (6038 posts) - - Show Bio
@Morgaine_de_Bourbon said:
O_O
#41 Posted by Hawk (15833 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't buy it. 
I bet this is just another educated guess..........
Not that water couldn't be out there....but how do they know what it is?

#42 Edited by turoksonofstone (12901 posts) - - Show Bio
@Hawk:  
See the Associated Press article..
#43 Posted by turoksonofstone (12901 posts) - - Show Bio

An international team of astronomers led by the California Institute of Technology and involving the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. The distant quasar is one of the most powerful known objects in the universe and has an energy output of 1,000 trillion suns -- about 65,000 times that of the Milky Way galaxy. The quasar's power comes from matter spiraling into the central supermassive black hole, estimated at some 20 billion times the mass of our sun, said study leader Matt Bradford of Caltech and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. 
The research team includes Carnegie's Eric Murphy, as well as scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the California Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, University of Colorado, University of Pennsylvania, and the Institute for Space and Astronautical Science in Japan. Their research will be published in Astrophysical Journal Letters. 
seems it has not yet "broken" as a mainstream news story yet really.

#44 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29515 posts) - - Show Bio
@Grand Ninja said:
@ragdollpurps said:
Suh-weet.
Galactus's water reserve haha
Water fountain, really. :P
#45 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29515 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATPANEXE said:
* begins work on very long drinking straw *
Works on getting you NASA funding
#46 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio
#47 Posted by Billy Batson (58592 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome. 

BB

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#48 Posted by isaac_clarke (5544 posts) - - Show Bio

 
Not blown away on the account of already knowing there are vasts amount of water in space outside the Solar System, likely across the universe, in all it's forms, from vapor, ice to liquid. 
Certainly no limited supply of it on Earth.

#49 Posted by progenitor (7540 posts) - - Show Bio
@isaac_clarke said:
 Not blown away on the account of already knowing there are vasts amount of water in space outside the Solar System, likely across the universe, in all it's forms, from vapor, ice to liquid. Certainly no limited supply of it on Earth.

Hopefully they don't find a marker in the midst of that water. 
 
Praise Altman!
#50 Posted by SpidermanWins (3963 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe there is life on other planets... Do you know what this means? This is revolutionary!