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Beetwasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-30-10 01:00 PM
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27. Must Be A Lot Of These Worlds Out There If We Found One Already
Edited on Thu Sep-30-10 01:00 PM by Beetwasher
(Well two including earth!) Very exciting.
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  -Astronomers discover first potentially life-sustaining planet nadinbrzezinski  Sep-29-10 08:58 PM   #0 
  - Lets put a rocket together so we can get there and start destroying that planet too.  liberal N proud   Sep-29-10 09:01 PM   #1 
  - At current technology level  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 09:06 PM   #4 
     - But if we don't start heading out now, we'll never get there!  Paulie   Sep-29-10 10:52 PM   #12 
        - RLOL  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 10:55 PM   #13 
  - Interesting!  leftstreet   Sep-29-10 09:02 PM   #2 
  - Yeah I always find this science fascinating  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 09:11 PM   #6 
  - It's in the air...  The_Commonist   Sep-29-10 09:05 PM   #3 
  - And one job to be done, if there is that announcement coming  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 09:07 PM   #5 
  - Dosen't the Vatican own paintings that show flying objects in them?  midnight   Sep-29-10 09:31 PM   #7 
  - Among other things  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 09:35 PM   #8 
  - Very in depth explanation of many of the most famous examples here:  greyl   Sep-29-10 10:48 PM   #11 
  - Ezekiel saw the wheel way up in the middle of the air  Art_from_Ark   Sep-30-10 12:03 AM   #15 
  - Same mass inside  TheMadMonk   Sep-29-10 10:30 PM   #9 
  - Perhpas  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-29-10 10:37 PM   #10 
  - The planet is tidally locked  Johonny   Sep-29-10 11:40 PM   #14 
  - Not only that, but there is no indication of the atmosphere  Art_from_Ark   Sep-30-10 12:16 AM   #17 
  - There is no 'land mass to water mass ratio' as a requirement for life  muriel_volestrangler   Sep-30-10 06:03 AM   #18 
  - I disagree  Art_from_Ark   Sep-30-10 08:12 AM   #19 
     - 'Nutrients supplied by land'?  muriel_volestrangler   Sep-30-10 09:11 AM   #20 
     - Wrong, most of very early life on earth were  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 12:44 PM   #22 
        - I would not disallow for other lifeforms  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:30 PM   #38 
  - We also have no idea how requirement-y any of those requirements are  Posteritatis   Sep-30-10 01:21 PM   #32 
  - First off, if it has life, it will NOT be life like oh Earth's that would be  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 12:42 PM   #21 
     - The Fact That We Found This One Though Means Almost Certainly There Are Many Others  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 12:58 PM   #26 
        - Yep, absolutely  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 01:17 PM   #29 
        - Oh Man, Watching The Bible Thumpers Go Berserk Will Be Something  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:26 PM   #35 
        - +50  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:31 PM   #39 
        - Found this one so soon after the better planethunting gear went up, too  Posteritatis   Sep-30-10 01:19 PM   #30 
           - Yep, and he is still alive  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 01:20 PM   #31 
              - Seems Like Major Revisions Might Be In Order  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:24 PM   #33 
  - Pandora, here we come nt  MrScorpio   Sep-30-10 12:06 AM   #16 
  - Again at current tech level for interstellar engines  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 12:45 PM   #23 
     - We all have that long, no problem  Paulie   Sep-30-10 12:54 PM   #24 
        - Well we are star dust after all  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 12:58 PM   #25 
           - You should see my plans for the QeT  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:49 PM   #45 
  - Must Be A Lot Of These Worlds Out There If We Found One Already  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:00 PM   #27 
  - Rocky worlds are very common  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 01:06 PM   #28 
     - Have you seen the bit about the laser signal from the same solar system  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:25 PM   #34 
     - No but the problem whit the laser  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 01:30 PM   #37 
        - not sure on the radio signals...  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:39 PM   #41 
           - Of course quantum entanglement, we know the theory  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 02:07 PM   #48 
     - I'm A Bit Shocked We Found One So Quickly And So Relatively Nearby!  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:28 PM   #36 
        - Alpha centuari has been the usual suspect for New Earth  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 01:39 PM   #40 
           - With a planet in the right position, red dwarves might even be safer bets  Posteritatis   Sep-30-10 01:41 PM   #42 
           - Actually, That Makes A Lot Of Sense  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:54 PM   #46 
           - in a lot of ways Red Dwarves are better candidates for life  dave29   Sep-30-10 01:42 PM   #43 
              - delete  Beetwasher   Sep-30-10 01:54 PM   #47 
  - I never thought that Earth was the only planet in the universe capable of sustaining intelligent  4lbs   Sep-30-10 01:44 PM   #44 
  - Let me guess you got a GOOD grounding in science  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 02:14 PM   #49 
  - Interested in the possibilities for "Breaklhrough Propulsion?"  LongTomH   Sep-30-10 02:19 PM   #50 
  - thanks for the site  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 02:32 PM   #51 
  - Drake Equation...  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-30-10 02:34 PM   #52 

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