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All sorts of solutions have been posited, Anaxagoras but, barring FTL, (which is another can of worms), I find it difficult to accept any of them. The distances involved are just too immense.

I'm a huge science fiction buff but the reality is that we're likely stuck in our own solar system for a very, very long time, if not forever.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Pioneer has left the solar system. /pedantic

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Again? :roll:
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Rob Lister wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:16 pm Pioneer has left the solar system. /pedantic

na na na boo boo
It hasn't reached the heliopause yet and ain't moving fast.
Like Pioneer 10, Pioneer 11 carries a plaque with a message for any intelligent beings that may encounter it.

By Nov. 5, 2017, Pioneer 11 was estimated to be about 97.590 AU (9.1 billion miles or 14.599 billion kilometers) from Earth.
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.