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    Space thread

    Discuss whether or not life exists in the universe.

    Post links to interesting articles or research papers.

    Put up youtube clips.

    Debate topics relating to the universe.

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    For anyone interested... PARALLEL UNIVERSES.

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    Intelligent Life is yet to surface in the universe.

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    If you could take the universe, and put it in a tube, you'd have a tube, well... about twice as long as the universe.

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    Yes, of course, there's other life in this world. It's 2009, I don't know why people would still not know this.
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    "I'd be extremely ignorant if I were to think that 'we have searched the vast universe' for life, we haven't but based upon our own circumstances we are able to eliminate large amounts of planets from the equasion. The fact that the universe is unknown paints a nice theory that giant planet eating space monkeys can exist. Unknown does not = life."

    You completely missed what I was saying. There are many things that contribute to my answer.
    1) The abundance of planets
    2) The versatility of life on our own planet (especially extremophiles)
    3) The abundance of the essential building blocks for life in the universe
    4) The amount of time that has passed since the big band
    5) The speed at which life started after the creation of Earth. The Earth is about 4.5 billion years old and there is evidence that life existed 3.8 billion years ago (although this is considered to be the upper limit... most scientists agree that life started around 3.4 billion years ago). Now 1 billion years for life to start may seem like a long time but for that 1 billion years the Earth was not static. Objects the size of our Moon would hit the planet often and even a Mars sized object hit the Earth creating our Moon. Life may have started many times but got destroyed. So perhaps it seems that once the Earth settled down life began to flourish quite easily.

    "Where does this information come from? Any links?"

    Research extremophiles and you will see what I mean. Talk to a biology teacher about it. Some life flourishes in water so acidic it can easily dissolve flesh. Some bacteria can exist within radiation chambers for extended periods of time. Bacteria can live in space for extended periods of time and not die. Multi-cellular life can even exist in places that require state of the art engineering just to see them. Life can even exist without the sun! That alone basically redefines where we think life can live. There is even promise for life to exist on Titan for this single reason.
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    This sort of has to do with space.

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    I've read a couple of the Michio Kaku books about Parallel Worlds. It's pretty interesting, but I'm not sure I can go for something like that. I think by means of sheer volume there has to be other habitable planets in the universe. Whether or not they are being habitated now I have no clue. I tend to think we'll be the visitors though, and not the other way around. In 3 or so years Kepler will tell us a lot.

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    If this isnt proof enough than I dont know what is...

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    Maybe these guys can shed some light on it

    http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/forum/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irish Pilot View Post
    If this isnt proof enough than I dont know what is...

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    if you guys have time go to yahoo.com and search "zeigiest the movie" its pretty good and keeps you thinking

    it will even scare the crap out of you, kinda makes you feel like your helpless
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    great video on parallel universes. cosmology and the stars make me wish i studied harder and was able to go into a field like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BFGUITAR View Post
    "I'd be extremely ignorant if I were to think that 'we have searched the vast universe' for life, we haven't but based upon our own circumstances we are able to eliminate large amounts of planets from the equasion. The fact that the universe is unknown paints a nice theory that giant planet eating space monkeys can exist. Unknown does not = life."

    You completely missed what I was saying. There are many things that contribute to my answer.
    1) The abundance of planets
    2) The versatility of life on our own planet (especially extremophiles)
    3) The abundance of the essential building blocks for life in the universe
    4) The amount of time that has passed since the big band
    5) The speed at which life started after the creation of Earth. The Earth is about 4.5 billion years old and there is evidence that life existed 3.8 billion years ago (although this is considered to be the upper limit... most scientists agree that life started around 3.4 billion years ago). Now 1 billion years for life to start may seem like a long time but for that 1 billion years the Earth was not static. Objects the size of our Moon would hit the planet often and even a Mars sized object hit the Earth creating our Moon. Life may have started many times but got destroyed. So perhaps it seems that once the Earth settled down life began to flourish quite easily.

    "Where does this information come from? Any links?"

    Research extremophiles and you will see what I mean. Talk to a biology teacher about it. Some life flourishes in water so acidic it can easily dissolve flesh. Some bacteria can exist within radiation chambers for extended periods of time. Bacteria can live in space for extended periods of time and not die. Multi-cellular life can even exist in places that require state of the art engineering just to see them. Life can even exist without the sun! That alone basically redefines where we think life can live. There is even promise for life to exist on Titan for this single reason.
    Yeah sorry I missed it. I agree with you about extremophiles though but that's life at it's base not intelligent life and that's the life that I think we would find if we were to venture out.

    Yes, of course, there's other life in this world. It's 2009, I don't know why people would still not know this.
    As long as people still believe the bible my statement is still credible.


    Earth as seen from 6 billion kilometres away (3.8 billion miles). Pretty humbling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jboy View Post
    Yeah sorry I missed it. I agree with you about extremophiles though but that's life at it's base not intelligent life and that's the life that I think we would find if we were to venture out.


    As long as people still believe the bible my statement is still credible.


    Earth as seen from 6 billion kilometres away (3.8 billion miles). Pretty humbling.
    Extremophiles evolved because they were always in extreme environments. If all life evolved under intense radiation perhaps every life form would be an extremophile according to us.

    Extremophiles may or may not be the first kind of life we find. It all depends. If we find life on Mars chances are they wont be extremophiles. If we go to Europa to find life than the chances of finding an extremophile increasing dramatically.
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    This is so ****ing ******ed it's almost beyond belief. So, if you eat 3k, you will automatically gain 3k worth of fat or muscle? Incredible. And here I am eating all this food, yet maintaining my weight. Fascinating.

    You're one of those pussies that counts his almonds I bet.

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    The Pascagoula Abduction really got me into thinking about "aliens". It's a creepy story.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascagoula_Abduction
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZenMonkey View Post
    Maybe these guys can shed some light on it

    http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/forum/

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    why did you post that? i spent over an hour reading mindless babbling!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZenMonkey View Post
    Maybe these guys can shed some light on it

    http://www.theflatearthsociety.org/forum/

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    lol those guys don't seem to be able to shed light on anything except their own ignorance. i think some of them are just in it for ****s and giggles but others... damn.
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    so how many of you hardcore space junkies watched the space shuttle launch last night?...

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    i stopped paying attention after the first 20 delays/postponements. i did goto the one last year at Cape Canaveral though.

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    I'd love to watch a shuttle launch in person one day. Australia have got to start making space craft.

    Quote Originally Posted by Southern Beast View Post
    The Pascagoula Abduction really got me into thinking about "aliens". It's a creepy story.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pascagoula_Abduction
    That was a pretty interesting read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jboy View Post
    I'd love to watch a shuttle launch in person one day. Australia have got to start making space craft.


    That was a pretty interesting read.
    It was kind of cool. i brought a spotting scope to get a better look. you're not actually allowed on the island unless you have special access due to security restrictions. given that you're observing the launch across a mile or so of water, its quite loud and impressive. it was a good experience but i wouldnt goto another unless i could get onto the island for the VIP liftoff experience

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    Short clip to blow you mind.
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    ^--Incredible.

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    That's awesome.

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