Skip to comments.2013 just might be the year scientists find first “alien Earth”
Posted on 12/30/2012 2:03:05 AM PST by Olog-hai
The first truly Earthlike alien planet is likely to be spotted next year, an epic discovery that would cause humanity to reassess its place in the universe.
While astronomers have found a number of exoplanets over the last few years that share one or two key traits with our own worldsuch as size or inferred surface temperaturethey have yet to bag a bona fide alien Earth. But that should change in 2013, scientists say.
Im very positive that the first Earth twin will be discovered next year, said Abel Mendez, who runs the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo.
(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...
The “earth Twin” has already been found. It resides in the electronic bytes of all the EBT cards held by the alien leeches in this country.
A bit of sensationalism in the article. Perhaps sensationalism is needed to compete with global warming for funding.
"Humanity" is conscious? Does it have a blog in order to pose this reassessment? Will it be able to be accessed by all the alien civilizations out there? What if some of them are Islamic? So many aspects to this are ignored by this report.
I wonder what kind of McDonald’s this “twin earth” has? Walmart?
maybe it’ll be some type of Bizarro World... Htrae-like...
I can assure you: if “scientists” pre-conjecture, pre-conjure and pre-conceive what they will find (i.e., because it is part of their new style of agenda-science), I have every confidence they will “find” it.
That is because many of their number are obsessed with “finding life” out there.
But that isn’t science. That is wishful thinking.
What is science? Exploration and discovery (and extrapolation, if warranted), and letting the chips fall where they may.
I am for that. Find what’s out there, and report it. Just the facts, ma’am.
And they find that it has an alien population roughly the size of the U.S. alien population and the alien worlds leader has a the strange sounding name of Amabo Kcarab.
Not a lot of weather on that planet.
The 0bamazombs that live in the 4th dimension among us whose reality is based a utopian pipe dreams paid for by everyone but them who have no sweat on their own backs but complain the loudest. And they wonder why they get no respect? Well I thought many of them were college educated “geniuses” who thought it gave them the right to decide what’s best for others without having any experience in the subject matter themselves. Seriously? They need a reality check about how the world “really” works..
2013 might be the year Eva Longoria starts stalking me demanding I father our love child. Hey, it might be.
Stalking Eve Bump...
“While astronomers have found a number of exoplanets over the last few years that share one or two key traits with our own world....”
Yes and I thought in each of those now dozen or more cases the accompanying news story said they’d found an alien Earth. Guess maybe I misread the news at the time.
Astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez went further in his book, "Privileged Planet", making odds that there is probably not another earth-like planet around any star in the observable universe. Gonzalez, a pioneer of the "galactic habitable zone" theory, gives good reasons for this (in my estimation).
So, MSNBC, the chances are VERY GOOD that NO earth-like planet will be found in 2013.
Not much erosion.
Even if they find one, unless there is going to be an advanced ion drive probe headed in its direction, that would take probably 400 years to get there (assuming it’s 20-50 light years away), and another 20-50 years just to let us know what its found, it’s pretty academic.
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