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Originally posted by letscit
reply to post by Celestica
yea right. next you'll be trying to claim a star can shoot water.
we know everything there is too know about the universe. didnt you get the memo?
where is the debunker clique when ya need them?edit on 06/02/2010 by letscit because: topics
Originally posted by Open2Truth
Fascinating - Great catch OP!
I find it especially intriguing that within a couple weeks of each other, we hear about the discovery of "diamond-like" planet - and one that is blacker, and less reflective than "black acrylic paint." Quite a contrast!! And to think that when I was a kid, it was considered nonsense to state that there were planets in other parts of the universe. It always makes me laugh when people think our current scientific understanding is the ultimate authority.
Originally posted by requires1231
reply to post by EvanB
It makes me laugh that there is people out there who say that a hostile alien invasion force would be here for our resources.
What made me laugh was in the movie Signs when you find out water was like sulfuric acid to the aliens. Why would they even want to land on a planet covered in clouds and oceans?
Using the giant Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales, Australia, astrophysicists have found an incredibly dense planet comprised of crystalized carbon -- the stuff of diamonds -- in orbit about a pulsar.
Originally posted by Shoonra
A diamond planet would be almost impossible to explore and hardly worth the effort. If the surface is a solid diamond, there's no way to dig nor even to chip off bits of surface. It may not even be possible to plant a flag pole. The space lander and any astronaut shelter won't be able to make a dent and could skitter across the surface like a chihuahua on linoleum.