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reply to post by Tallone
I could address the rest of your points one by one, but it would take too much time and would be in vain. Electric Universe believers wallow in false information and half-thruths, that's one of the biggest reasons why I'm staying away from this woo-woo theory.edit on 10-11-2013 by wildespace because: (no reason given)
ISON - The comment on the MSM is conspicuous in its absence. The silence is deafening.......but why?
We were talking about this with friends only yesterday. Why no mention of this AT ALL on the BBC or UK news channels?
At the least, a whopping great comet is going to be sitting in the sky for several weeks and no one deems this news worthy.
Star and flag for your thread as this is a topic a lot of people are talking about and wondering about.
Comet ISON is nearing Mars on its way toward the sun and will fly about 730,000 miles above the sun's surface on November 8. If it survives, it could brighten and put on a big show as it passes Earth's orbit on its way back to the outer reaches of the solar system. Comet enthusiasts hope they will be able to see it without binoculars or telescopes.
Its closest approach to Earth would be December 26, and it could be visible from the Northern Hemisphere for weeks in early 2014.
Things to know about Comet ISON
The comet was discovered by Russian astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok in September 2012. It is named after their night-sky survey program, the International Scientific Optical Network, a group of observatories in 10 countries organized to track objects in space.
Amateur astronomers already are posting pictures and making calculations about the comet's future. For those who want to try to track Comet ISON themselves, NASA has some tips on its Comet ISON website.
Scientists have reported we will likely receive a ‘dusting’ from its tail. As to whether or not this dusting includes meteors that might hit the surface of the earth as meteorites – well the jury is still out.
It's a comet, we get several a year fly by, sometimes we get bright ones, so bright they can be seen by the naked eye.
What about no mention of Comet Brewington, Comet Enke and Comet Lovejoy, all at around the same time as Comet ISON?
How come there is no mention of the Four Comets in MSM. This should at least make the broad sheets newspapers if not the 'Daily Scandal' newspapers. Some many intellectuals who just might be interestsed, not to mention us 'common folk'? No?
reply to post by Tallone
Well hey, if you're looking to the MSM to get your information about comet ISON, then you're in for a world of trouble.
It was the MSM that labeled it as the "comet of the century" and it was the media that stated that it would appear to be "brighter than a full moon".
Maybe your false assumption of a media blackout is due to the comet not being anywhere near as interesting as the media has made you believe.
Have you even googled it? I just did and got an article about it on NBC amongst dozens of other smaller news sources.
All this doom about selected comets (small, uninteresting ones are ignored by doom porners for some reason) is akin to the dark ages where we burned witches and lived amongst our own faeces. I think you need to come into the 21st century and stop being scared of comets and witches.