Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 46511
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2007/5/2-4 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA] UID:46511 Activity:moderate
5/2     Is the CSUA office moving?
        \_ Yes.  Although the CSUA office appears to be located in a static
           position on the surface of the earth, the earth's surface is in
           constant motion as the very thin plate of rock the office rests on
           shifts across a giant ball of magma.  The earth itself is spinning
           at roughly 24 mph.  It is also moving around the nearest star, we
           call The Sun, at a rate of one revolution per approximately 365
           days.  At roughly 93 million miles in a slightly elliptical orbit
           we leave it to the reader (or google) to find out how fast that is.
           The Sun is moving through the Milky Way galaxy once per 64 million
           years while the galaxy itself is on a collision course with another
           nearby galaxy.  But don't worry about that.  Long before this
           galaxy collides with another thereby destroying the CSUA office,
           the molecules of the office itself will be reabsorbed into the
           Great Soup Of Stuff that the universe is made of and long forgotten
           by the survivors of any current species.
           \_ the one-liner below you was funnier.
              \_ a cheap follower.  and no, not really.  reading is hard.
                 let's go shopping!
        \_ you can always find a frame of reference in which the CSUA office
           is moving...
           \_ You can always find a CSUA office for which a frame of reference
              is moving.
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