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Originally posted by apc
Is the sun expanding or something? That would be the only logical reason for such an undertaking. Otherwise we can just wait around... we'll cool off again soon enough.
Originally posted by Essan
NASA have simply come with with one theoretical means whereby we might one day counter that, on the basis that if we could move the Earth, other, older civilisations, may have moved their planets and we should bear this in mind when looking for them.
[edit on 21-9-2006 by Essan]
But it is interesting and important that NASA is looking for problems and coming up with solutions for them.
Originally posted by AGENT_T
More Top Secret methods considered by NASA..
What a bunch of idiots.!!
Why not just move everyone to one side of the earth and jump up and town??
Maybe that was what the ''tether'' was for.. to tow it out of orbit!!!hmmmmm..
Seriously though..do they have plans to counter the eliptical nature of the orbit?Mess that up and it,s hello sun factor 2000