The galaxy next door - our destined home???
May 11, 2007 2:28am CST
Astronomers have run new simulations to see what could happen when anexpected collision takes place betwween ourglalaxy and another big one - possibly withinour descendants' lifetimes. the surprising results: little of the celestial fireworks that were widely expected to occur as great gas clouds crunch together to from new stars. instead, a more outlandish possiblitily arose.