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Originally posted by Viking9019
reply to post by Area51NightStandx
Isn't time supposed to go faster or slower in space?
Originally posted by Resentedhalo08
Why haven't we "officially" detected any evidence for there being other life forms out there? Well there is the obvious assumption that we have and that evidence is being witheld from us, but also we are looking for planets which are similar to earth, well the thing about alien life is... well it's alien, lol, it WON'T be anything like us, so we may well be looking in totally the wrong places.
Originally posted by alphaMegas
reply to post by Resentedhalo08
Everybody seems to be in agreement. Universe is soo full of Life...according to some scientist its teeming with life...others claim of intelligent life, obviously that won't be us, others, just plain microbes...
well looking at our very own humanly civilization's calculations the Universe is just about 13 to 15 billion yrs old.
well considering that we only started transmitting radio signals in the 20th century, our very own modern civilization doesnt even register as a micro-second in the grand scale of our evolutionary timeline....
so, what if we are the aliens we've been searching for as the direct proof?
what if our planet earth is our very own self-supporting space craft cutting through space and time. Programmed and continously self assesing our existense and survival? Cutting in and filling up whats needed?
what if our very own solar system is a fleet of some kind like a support system?
its just that it hasn't dawned on us , yet. then the big question, WHY???
And the possibility that we are not the only "fleet", floating around...
If you want direct evidence just look in the mirror...you are life..you are an alien (to other species in the universe)
You are proof that intelligent life CAN exist in the universe.
Originally posted by fixer1967
Would a alien looking at Earth from 20 light-years out see any life here? More than likely not. But you say our radio signals would be picked up. From what I have read and heard about that is that 5 light-years is about as good as it gets for any signal from Earth to be heard. After that is get so mixed up in the background radio noise of the universe it is unreadable as a artificially generated signal and become just so much space noise. And now we are cutting those odds even more.
Is anyone out there?
And that is even if they were listening on the right frequencies to start with. This is one reason the SETI project shut down. The money ran out and seeing as we figured they would not be able to pick up our signals beyond about 5 light-years (if we even were on the right frequencies) they there was little chance we would be able to pick them up either so why spend any one money on it as we had done scanned everything within range.
Originally posted by PoorFool
Because everything in the universe is so mindblowing far away that it makes it nearly impossible to travel to nearby solar systems.edit on 23-3-2011 by PoorFool because: (no reason given)