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Old Troop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 04:14 PM
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22. That's too cool!
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  -Kepler-22b: Earth-like planet confirmed Akoto  Dec-05-11 01:06 PM   #0 
  - Maybe its made of chocolate  dipsydoodle   Dec-05-11 01:08 PM   #1 
  - Actually, warm--72 degrees! :D nt  TheWraith   Dec-05-11 01:08 PM   #2 
  - The new Florida!  glinda   Dec-06-11 01:04 PM   #48 
  - Head now to Eden, yea brother!  slackmaster   Dec-05-11 01:13 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, yeah, but does it have a double break anywhere!!  BOHICA12   Dec-05-11 01:13 PM   #4 
  - Being that it has twice the mass, wouldn't that mean everything would be heavier?  Taverner   Dec-05-11 01:14 PM   #5 
  - yep.  phantom power   Dec-05-11 01:23 PM   #6 
  - It would. But life developed here in the oceans.  immoderate   Dec-05-11 01:28 PM   #7 
  - Your weight on other worlds (link)  Jeroen   Dec-05-11 01:29 PM   #8 
  - Venus here I come! n/t  targetpractice   Dec-05-11 01:39 PM   #10 
  - Jupiter makes my butt look big. n/t.  Rozlee   Dec-05-11 02:49 PM   #17 
  - That's too cool!  Old Troop   Dec-05-11 04:14 PM   #22 
  - If the planet has a solid or liquid surface, yes. It could also be a big gas planet. nt  thereismore   Dec-05-11 01:39 PM   #9 
  - I don't think it has enough mass to be a gas planet.  immoderate   Dec-05-11 02:18 PM   #14 
     - I think you're right.  sofa king   Dec-06-11 05:59 AM   #40 
        - By my calc, it will have a gravity about 2.4 times Earth.  immoderate   Dec-06-11 09:15 AM   #44 
           - You are correct. If this planet has the same density as Earth, there is 2.4g on the surface.  thereismore   Dec-06-11 09:59 AM   #45 
              - Thanks.  immoderate   Dec-06-11 10:28 AM   #47 
  - Note that the article says "size," not "mass."  TheWraith   Dec-05-11 02:14 PM   #13 
  - Another article said 2.4 times the RADIUS of Earth,  Foolacious   Dec-05-11 03:08 PM   #19 
     - It's 2.4 times the radius - here's the NASA page:  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 09:02 AM   #43 
        - That would mean it has many, many times the surface area of Earth  KamaAina   Dec-06-11 04:39 PM   #53 
           - Nearly 6 times - area goes up as the square  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 05:40 PM   #54 
  - Yes it would. and it would change the make up of the atmosphere, too  RC   Dec-05-11 04:20 PM   #23 
  - Wouldn't suit women then  dipsydoodle   Dec-05-11 04:35 PM   #27 
  - Not twice the mass, but twice the size, there is a difference.  Bandit   Dec-06-11 10:16 AM   #46 
  - No  Ter   Dec-06-11 02:17 PM   #50 
  - It is the Meat Planet Carl Sagan talked about...  Evasporque   Dec-05-11 01:42 PM   #11 
  - Whoa!  JVS   Dec-05-11 04:27 PM   #24 
  - that's nice  SemperEadem   Dec-05-11 02:11 PM   #12 
  - 600 freaking light-years away  VWolf   Dec-05-11 02:26 PM   #15 
  - And nobody has found heaven or Allah or Jesus yet...  snooper2   Dec-05-11 04:28 PM   #25 
  - Me too. I can barely wrap my head around basic division. I should sue my high school.  zonkers   Dec-06-11 08:42 AM   #42 
     - Bwahahahahaaha!  glinda   Dec-06-11 01:08 PM   #49 
  - Quick, let's go colonize it.  GETPLANING   Dec-05-11 02:42 PM   #16 
  - Occupy Kepler 22-b!  Yo_Mama   Dec-05-11 02:54 PM   #18 
  - Unobtanium, here we come.  MilesColtrane   Dec-05-11 03:50 PM   #20 
  - Class M?  aquart   Dec-05-11 03:50 PM   #21 
  - All Kepler 22-b's base are belong to us!  No Elephants   Dec-05-11 04:33 PM   #26 
  - Kepler 22-b: Earth-like planet confirmed  iandhr   Dec-05-11 05:58 PM   #28 
  - sorry I made a duplicate post delate it please  iandhr   Dec-05-11 05:58 PM   #29 
  - TFTBR. But hey, we can dream.  HereSince1628   Dec-05-11 05:58 PM   #30 
  - Nice, a pleasant 71 degrees.  DaveJ   Dec-05-11 05:58 PM   #31 
     - Who said we haven't seen them?  Ter   Dec-06-11 02:21 PM   #51 
  - When can I move?  sarcasmo   Dec-05-11 07:42 PM   #32 
  - Tannis...nt  and-justice-for-all   Dec-05-11 08:19 PM   #33 
  - How long it would take to get to Kepler:  pettypace   Dec-06-11 01:30 AM   #34 
  - and dodging micro-asteroids all the while, which are  ngant17   Dec-06-11 04:47 AM   #36 
  - How do we really know this?  survivorista   Dec-06-11 01:51 AM   #35 
  - Ryanair to offer first budget flights to Kepler 22-b  dipsydoodle   Dec-06-11 05:07 AM   #37 
  - I bet this world looks something like this:  Odin2005   Dec-06-11 05:33 AM   #38 
  - Thanks for that link! A few hypothetic worlds await my reading pleasure!  Crop Circle   Dec-06-11 04:19 PM   #52 
  - can I go  madokie   Dec-06-11 05:37 AM   #39 
  - "Earth-like" at 2.5 g's? I think not.  mistertrickster   Dec-06-11 08:25 AM   #41 
 

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