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Light does not need an atmosphere to produce a reflection.
In "Carrying The Fire" by Michael Collins, (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York copyright by Michael Collins 1974) Collins says as he is getting ready to exit Gemini 10 for a spacewalk (page 221), "My God, the stars are everywhere: above me on all sides, even below me somewhat, down there next to that obscure horizon. The stars are bright and they are steady. Of course I know that a star's twinkle is created by the atmosphere, and I have seen twinkle-less stars before in a planeterium, but this is different, this is no simulation, this is the best view of the universe that a human ever had."
originally posted by: Yeahkeepwatchingme
a reply to: DAZ21
And how all the manned missions stopped and we supposedly haven't stepped foot on the moon since. That doesn't make any sense either.
"My God, the stars are everywhere: above me on all sides, even below me somewhat, down there next to that obscure horizon."
originally posted by: eightfold
That's it for me, I'm now 100% convinced we went. My issues have been answered. Being a coder myself I know how close game engines are to reality in terms of their light modelling.
What do you lot think?
originally posted by: DAZ21
a reply to: eightfold
But that's what annoys me...
With technology today it would be a thousand times easier to pull off a moon landing.
Also, if they did put some rover up there at least with a high definition camera and went to the site of the moon landing, I'm sure there would still be evidence of the moon landing. This would once and for all prove the moon landing was in fact real and they'd finally shut every one up.
It's almost as if they don't want to prove they've walked on the moon...
Are they going to use the HOAX, to prove to the world, that the HOAX wasn't a HOAX?
Are people here for real, or what????
So, without even watching the OP's source (lazy I know), I have little doubt that what ever level of "proof" NVIDIA are claiming - I know they have cut mathematical corners and an approximated result, is not an accurate result.
I think the real question is sure you can prove that the moon landing took place using highly sophisticated programs and a new videogame engine and lots of work and coding. But really with this technology you can also prove that Luke Skywalker really did build c3po back when he was only a kid on tatooine.
originally posted by: nOraKat
Sometimes I believe that the purpose of claiming it was hoax was to bring ridicule to conspiracy theories in general, thus helping to conceal the real ones.
Some may think.. "These conspiracy theories are ridiculous, just like the conspiracy that the moon landing was a hoax, people will believe anything.."
so unless they've released all project files and not just ready to use binary, your statement about opensource is pure BS.
...this is all based on *independently modelled* events inside an *Open Source game engine*.
*Anybody can inspect the source code of the engine* to ensure there's no jiggery pokery going on ,*in theory anybody can simulate and model the scene themselves.*
oh btw, they've integrated voxel global illumination into unreal engine 4 to do it. is that opensourced as well?