My guess is they went to the trouble of doing this because they wanted to make sure the fissionable plates came together just right. If they didn't it would maybe show in defects of the plasma bloom, like maybe that blotch on the left.
RandomApe - October 5, 2009, 11:46 pm,
Oh noez!!! somebody woke up the Flying Spaghetti Monster!!!
boeweizer - October 30, 2009, 1:53 am,
it that a friggin fist to the left?
me4891 - November 20, 2009, 1:36 pm,
Guessing this is what you will see right before God punches you square in the mouth