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WERE NOT ALONE....
« on: September 18, 2018, 10:32:36 AM »
Come on, universe, whatís a guy gotta do to get just one little shred of evidence of extraterrestrial life? It doesnít need to be anything too extraordinary. No antennaed green humanoids, no crawling masses of purple ooze, no silicon-based crystal creatures. At this point Iíd be content with a single dead microbe clinging to the side of a meteor. Iím not picky Ė I just need to know: are we alone?

Of course, Iím not alone in my need to know. The search for alien life currently involves some of the most sophisticated astronomical equipment and laboratories on Earth, but has still yet to find conclusive proof of anything else out there in space crawling around eating and farting and dying like us. NASA has identified loads of planets which might support life, but the problem is theyíre all so far away that weíll likely never be able to reach and analyze them Ė in our lifetimes, anyway. Unless we hurry up and get that immortality thing together.

In more promising news, a team of NASA scientists has just published a study claiming that the closest known exoplanet, Proxima Centauri b, just might possibly be able to support life. The planet, also called Proxima b or Alpha Centauri Cb, lies just 4.2 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Centaurus. Thatís only 40 trillion kilometers, or 25 trillion miles, the cosmic equivalent of a stoneís throw.



https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/ast.2017.1760?journalCode=ast&
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
You donít know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

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Re: WERE NOT ALONE....
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2018, 05:16:15 PM »
Surly,
Your parking lot off the deck of Jupiter has grown.....


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I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
You donít know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind