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Lucy Sherriff on Welshmen and the maximum velocity of a sheep in a vacuum

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Vid Many, many moons ago, Reg boffin Lucy Sherriff provocatively stated that the "comet-tailed" red giant Mira was thundering across the heavens at "roughly 150,000 times" faster than the speed of the average sheep.

This prompted lively debate about just how fast sheep might in fact travel in the vacuum of space, and Vulture Central got straight down to settling the matter once and for all.

For those of you who may have missed the sensational result, which redefined the theoretical ovine space travel paradigm, here's everything you need to know about sheepsecs:

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Lucy can also be seen here making another vital contribution to the advancement of science, as she sensationally exposes jubs and Hiltons. ®

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