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And even if they're thick as fleas, just because there's a nitrogen/oxygen atmosphere and some water and ice doesn't mean life is guaranteed on them, because we don't even know how life started on this planet. It might have been an incredible crap shoot that won't happen again for another 100 billion years, if ever.
Originally posted by yeti101
also we know of no other mechinism other than life that gives a biosphere like earth thats to say a constant supply of oxygen over billions of years. Earth stands out a mile compared to evry other planet in our solar system. Completely diffirent from anything else we see.
Originally posted by Silcone Synapse
I may see if my local printers have got the balls at having a go printing out the image,full size for my wall.
If life is not rare, then by known celestial mechanics it would tend to spread everywhere, and relatively fast, and we'd have easier evidence of it
Originally posted by Raabjorn
Great picture, thanks for posting.
Now I have some questions thought. We are looking at billions of stars in this galaxy, millions that could potentially have life harboring planets orbiting around them.
If the universe have such high amount of life in it. Then why isn't SETI antennas picking up any signals from extra terrestrial intelligence?
Is it because we don't know what frequencies to cover? No one sending signals this way? Maybe everyone is listening only? Is there a scientific conclusions on the lack of SETIs success yet?
[edit on 4-12-2007 by Raabjorn]
Originally posted by T0by
Just photoshop cs2,
but don't think it was instant for me
Speed with those pics relies on cpu speed, and decent ram.
I THINK mostly cpu speed though.
But once it was open it was fairly viewable. Just loading is a pain in the ass.
Originally posted by Files
All I can say is wow, this really makes me like feel tiny human being. Also I tried to have this as my desktop wallpaper, BAD IDEA! It eats your video ram like its none thing and slowdown startup! Even with the small 6mb picture!
Not to get off subject and to prove my wallpaper point,
I have a 1GB of ram with a 512mb Nvidia videocard.