My friend asked me today “would you rather find your soul mate, have them for a little while but weren’t able to be with them or would you rather never meet them ever but know they’re still out there?”
I told her that we find bliss in ignorance so I would rather never meet them and if I did I…
“Probably no stars will physically hit each other. There’s just so much space between the stars, but when Andromeda collides with us it’ll have a huge impact on the Milky Way. Some things will get thrown into the black hole in the middle, some stars will get ripped off and thrown away into space, so it’ll be dramatic. And the entire night sky will change.” - The Universe S1E9 Alien Galaxies
I remember going crazy over this when I was a sophomore in high school. It boggled my mind that the two galaxies would collide, and how utterly phenomenal the impact would be. I researched everything I could on the subject and I remember just thinking ‘wow…God has one fantastic imagination’.