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On the Galactic Rim, the Potential for Life is Grim

26 Sep 2009, 21:31 UTC
On the Galactic Rim, the Potential for Life is Grim
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It would appear that scientists have confirmed that the outer edge of the Milky Way is a bad location for life to even think about existing.
This research reminded me of the “Galactic Rim” in the 90’s sci-fi TV series Babylon 5. The Rim is the mysterious region of space right at the edge of our [...]Post from: Astroengine.comOn the Galactic Rim, the Potential for Life is Grim

Babylon 5's White Star approaches the Shadow's homeworld of Z'ha'dum on the Galactic Rim.
It would appear that scientists have confirmed that the outer edge of the Milky Way is a bad location for life to even think about existing.
This research reminded me of the “Galactic Rim” in the 90’s sci-fi TV series Babylon 5. The Rim is the mysterious region of space right at the edge of our galaxy where only the hardiest of explorers dared to venture. As explained in the season 2 episode of B5, “In the Shadow of Z’ha’dum,” Captain Sheridan (Bruce Boxleitner) discovers that his wife (when exploring The Rim) went missing on a planet called Z’ha’dum. It turns out that an angry ancient alien race — called the Shodows — lived on this mysterious world ...

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