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Old 12-08-2011, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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I don't know what the hell it is for sure either but it sure looks like a cloaked space ship!!!

Mysterious planet-sized object spotted near Mercury | The Sideshow - Yahoo! News
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:44 PM
 
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Here's a more plausable explanation.

What's that mysterious object near Mercury? - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience - msnbc.com
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Old 12-08-2011, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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For starters, I have a hard time digesting the idea that intelligent life forms have created a space ship as large as Mercury. Even then, thermal conditions that close to the sun would be problematic for any life forms to exist. If they could, that raises the number of stars that could harbor intelligent life to about 100% of them, and there is no point even thinking about "intelligent life" if it is so radically different from anything we can imagine in the context of known chemistry.

Where would they mine the building materials for such a space ship? Even a shell that size would require the equivalent of 75-trillion square feet of aluminum foil.
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Old 12-08-2011, 02:59 PM
 
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For starters, I have a hard time digesting the idea that intelligent life forms have created a space ship as large as Mercury. Even then, thermal conditions that close to the sun would be problematic for any life forms to exist. If they could, that raises the number of stars that could harbor intelligent life to about 100% of them, and there is no point even thinking about "intelligent life" if it is so radically different from anything we can imagine in the context of known chemistry.

Where would they mine the building materials for such a space ship? Even a shell that size would require the equivalent of 75-trillion square feet of aluminum foil.
That's not part of the ship that is the force field - an electromagnetically induced binary flux capacitor with ocillating quantum ... well you get the idea
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:56 PM
 
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OMG!!!!!!!!

It's an Altarian bicycle cloaked in a phased Iridium quatum envelope...
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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OMG!!!!!!!!

It's an Altarian bicycle cloaked in a phased Iridium quatum envelope...
You'll never make that second star it you keep this crap up.
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:57 PM
 
Location: southern california
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Is this the star trek thread?? Am I late?
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Oh crap, I've been found out!
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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Kirk & Crew save the Whales - YouTube

Don't worry, it's just Kirk and the gang going home.
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Old 12-09-2011, 12:38 AM
 
Location: Capital Hill
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It's time to re-read Ray Bradbary.
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