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What will the effect be, of an object the size of an iPhone 6 impacting a planet at one hundred million miles per hour?
I mean, if the thing is durable enough to survive the effects of the mind boggling cold of space for the duration of the journey, without getting beaten all to crap by debris and energetic particles during its passage through our solar system (Oort Cloud, Kuiper belt, all those nasty radiation issues and so on) then it must be built pretty damned sternly.
originally posted by: primespickle
It wouldn't even need to communicate back necessarily. We could just send millions of these devices out in every direction. Try to make it indestructible and put information on it saying where we are. Maybe someone out there will find one of them eventually.