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NASA probe hears "shriek" in space as it leaves solar system (audio)
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Posted on 09/15/2013 2:54:35 PM PDT by Dallas59

A strange, unearthly “shriek” greeted NASA’s Voyager I spacecraft as it became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space.

A strange rising “howl” was detected by instruments aboard the 36-year-old probe, which has travelled 12 billion miles away from our sun.

The sound was transmitted back to scientists on Earth, over a distance so vast radio waves take 17 hours to reach us. Science site iO9 described the sounds as “creepy” and “wraithlike”.

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.news.yahoo.com ...


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KEYWORDS: mystery; nasa; science; scream; space; voyager; voyager1
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Uh oh...
1 posted on 09/15/2013 2:54:35 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Dallas59

Probably made a hole, and we’re going to leak.


2 posted on 09/15/2013 2:56:16 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dallas59

It took that long for news of Obama’s election to reach the spacecraft.


3 posted on 09/15/2013 2:56:28 PM PDT by relictele ("An elective despotism was not the government we fought for..." - James Madison)
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To: Dallas59

Reminds me of the “sferics” you can hear just below the longwave band on a radio.


4 posted on 09/15/2013 2:57:27 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (It is about time we re-enact Normandy, at the shores of the Potomac.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

In space no can hear .....


5 posted on 09/15/2013 2:57:55 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Dallas59

heh heh heh....


6 posted on 09/15/2013 2:58:26 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Dallas59

translation: “KAHN!!!!”


7 posted on 09/15/2013 2:58:32 PM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Dallas59

no “one”...fat fingers..


8 posted on 09/15/2013 3:00:57 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: Dallas59

9 posted on 09/15/2013 3:01:02 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Dallas59

"They're heeeeere..."

-PJ

10 posted on 09/15/2013 3:03:22 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Dallas59

Interpretation: “You gotta pay the toll to cross the barrier! You gotta pay!!!”

==

NASA has many recording of ‘sounds from space and Earth’. The universe is not quiet.


11 posted on 09/15/2013 3:04:08 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Dallas59

12 posted on 09/15/2013 3:05:45 PM PDT by jsh3180
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To: smokingfrog

It found the Great Barrier!

-PJ

13 posted on 09/15/2013 3:05:50 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Dallas59

I’m freeeeee!!!!!


14 posted on 09/15/2013 3:06:08 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Dallas59
Reavers

No Power in the 'verse is as scary as they are...

15 posted on 09/15/2013 3:07:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Dallas59

“SHRIEK! Who let the humans out...”


16 posted on 09/15/2013 3:08:20 PM PDT by SES1066 (To expect courteous government is insanity!)
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To: Dallas59

Did we just hear from the SG1 Wraith?


17 posted on 09/15/2013 3:11:41 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Dallas59

Maybe it ran over a Tribble.


18 posted on 09/15/2013 3:14:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: bk1000

Ping


19 posted on 09/15/2013 3:15:11 PM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Dallas59

“wraithlike”.

“KHAN!”


20 posted on 09/15/2013 3:17:06 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Vendome

“In outer space no one can hear you f@rt.”


21 posted on 09/15/2013 3:17:31 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Dallas59
Ned Flanders photo:  mustache-_0006_ned-flanders.jpg
22 posted on 09/15/2013 3:17:38 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SandRat

V’Ger will return in 250 years, destroying everything in its path.


23 posted on 09/15/2013 3:19:24 PM PDT by twister881
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To: elcid1970

24 posted on 09/15/2013 3:21:01 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/voyager1/index


25 posted on 09/15/2013 3:21:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Dallas59
vader no photo: Vader Vader.gif
26 posted on 09/15/2013 3:22:40 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Dallas59

Is this a joke?


27 posted on 09/15/2013 3:23:04 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Dallas59
"Wraithlike"?

Uh-oh.


28 posted on 09/15/2013 3:23:39 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: jsh3180
This one...

29 posted on 09/15/2013 3:24:40 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Dallas59

Cylon Scout - they’ve found us.


30 posted on 09/15/2013 3:25:53 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Worse, it will let whatever is out there, in.


31 posted on 09/15/2013 3:26:04 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: Dallas59
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32 posted on 09/15/2013 3:29:10 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Dallas59

Probably a civilization somewhere out there moaning because we were finally able to burst our bubble and are on our way.


33 posted on 09/15/2013 3:30:52 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Dallas59
Reminds me of David Brin's 1984 Hugo-award winning short story, "The Crystal Spheres".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Crystal_Spheres

"In a universe filled with habitable worlds, why have we had no contact with extra-terrestrial intelligence? "The Crystal Spheres" offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers -- might humanity have come upon the scene too early? This haunting tale was voted one of the "most beautiful of the eighties."

34 posted on 09/15/2013 3:31:07 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Dallas59
Science site iO9 described the sounds as “creepy” and “wraithlike”.

"NAZGUL!!"

35 posted on 09/15/2013 3:33:26 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Dallas59

Gee, that was loud?


36 posted on 09/15/2013 3:34:02 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Dallas59

"It punched a hole. We have a way in."


37 posted on 09/15/2013 3:34:43 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Dallas59

Probably just got word obama was re-elected.


38 posted on 09/15/2013 3:41:45 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Dallas59

If they speak Wookie, Michelle will finally serve a purpose.


39 posted on 09/15/2013 3:42:32 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Dallas59

NASA, like the CIA, has been a leftist think tank for some time now.


40 posted on 09/15/2013 3:44:29 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Kip Russell

Interesting.


41 posted on 09/15/2013 3:45:12 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Brin was one of the better SF writers of the late 20th Century. He seems to have largely dropped off the radar, though.


42 posted on 09/15/2013 3:48:30 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: jsh3180
Al Gore 2001 photo gore-monolith_zps40cdb441.jpg

[Courtesy of the great FReeper, Roscoe Karns]

43 posted on 09/15/2013 3:50:08 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Or perhaps his Nobel Prize lecture for medicine.)
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To: Dallas59

Talk about desparate to keep the budget going ...

Old-timers of Lockheed’s Skunk Works, know that sound is the screech that the 5kW Koehler generator makes in Building 3 at Area 57 (wink).

They know that the Voyagers ran out of juice, when their on-board computers both burned up trying to play a game of chess with each other!


44 posted on 09/15/2013 3:50:47 PM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: COBOL2Java
I had to chuckle when 95% of the audience who stayed for the post-credits scene saw Thanos and thought, "Um...who's that supposed to be?"
45 posted on 09/15/2013 3:50:55 PM PDT by Kip Russell (Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors -- and miss. ---Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Dallas59

“Send more Chuck Berry.”


46 posted on 09/15/2013 3:52:24 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Dallas59

Maybe it is the “sounds of hell from Siberia” played on Coast To Coast AM several moons ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvnxeX2SQso


47 posted on 09/15/2013 3:53:30 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

48 posted on 09/15/2013 4:01:22 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Dallas59

After running the digital recording through a Morgusatronic Stabilizer, the unencrypted message read, “Klaatu, Barada, Nikto”.


49 posted on 09/15/2013 4:03:37 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Actually this is all due to a spelling error and should
have read, “NASA hears SHREK in interstellar space.”


50 posted on 09/15/2013 4:03:57 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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