In an attempt to increase aviation capacity while avoiding flightpaths near Tory homeowners, the UK Government has constructed an extra runway orbiting the star known as KIC 8462852. So voracious had been Londoner’s objections that they had insisted that noise pollution would only be tolerable at a distance of 454 parsecs from Earth, or ‘somewhere up north where people vote Labour’.
Being 1,480 light years from the main terminus, baggage-handlers have already raised concerns about round trips to the constellation Cygnus.
Posted: Oct 19th, 2015
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