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Well now this is just wrong. In no conceivable way is there any truth to this statement. Reminds me of the guy on the mainboard who thought that the solar winds were causing the flag that Armstrong and Aldrin put up to billow in the solar breeze. I mean-it's oddly endearing, but radically misinformed.
Sooooo...you're saying in public that the universe does not expand faster than the speed of light? And then also questioning my intelligence without offering any evidence of your own? Care to add anything else?
WTF are you people smoking?
Please stop. That'sd be like saying we went back in time, gave an ape an IPhone and he re-engineered it. If we found alien technology we'd poop our pants for decades just looking at it.
I'm intrigued by your initial sentence. The formation of life out of inorganic chemistry is THE question mankind faces. It's a philosophical and scientific misunderstanding that the Higs Bosom particle answers those level questions as some have intimated. If we found out how or simply that life originates from inorganic chemistry then even the most spiritual person would struggle to retain deistic faith.
I forget where i saw this, but Stephen Hwking had a very interesting idea of constructing a series of massive mirrors positioned to amplify the sun's energy and collect it in one central point ( all in space ) and this energy could be used to fuel interplanetary, and inter galactic travel...
Wiki Dyson Spheres. Will blow your mind. To think we may one day construct one blows my mind.
The Higgs Boson would be nice to have but we've already concluded that quantumly speaking 'something from nothing' happens rather freqiently in space, how it gets mass(what the Higgs will prove) is tertiary. In terms of life and inorganic chemistry, I'm just not qualified to answer that. All I know is that single cell organisms, especially prokaryotic cells, 'live' in some of the harshest environments known to man and carry DNA. Whether it's RNA DNA and can reproduce I don't even know as I haven't taken chemistry in 3 years and I'm too lazy to look up.
I think you're obviously intelligent and learned on the topic but you made a declaration that is theorized to be inevitably true but cant be stood on with any kind of stability quite yet. What you got right for sure is that where we keep finding life on earth continues to suggest that space will have multitudes of homes for life available. That said, the "life" from inorganic Chemistry issue is the root of faith in many ways. At this stage we don't understand how it could possibly happen and the general reaction is god.
I agreed with you or whoever earlier said that this was either THE great filter or at least one of two. By the very nature of the universe and the current understanding, "life" occurring is astoundingly rare. The Fermi Paradox more pertains to the discussion that whether the great filter between chemistry and life occurring has yielded only one instance of life ever, on Earth, or whether a second filter occurs later down the road there is an inconceivable aspect surrounding our lack of documentable evidence for extra-terrestrial life.
Basically, from our current mathematical models, if they exist anywhere we should have met them and subsequently should be some kind of new member in a galactic neighborhood or civilizations. And, well, there are many who believe we have met them but most were either extremely rudimentary people painting on cave walls or that guy in the History Channel with the crazy hair.
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The crazy hair guy and Neil Tyson Degrasse have to be on salary by now. It was a bold statement, lost most bearings when we switched from a macro to a micro perspective. We see some much life but can't explain the building blocks, it's frustrating lol. Even on a planet so young, we've lost 99% of all living things that have lived, so I still think theres a chance of finding 'signs' of life in our own solar system let alone galaxy or universe...not still living or anything...but a bacteria somewhere that could've been dead billions of years.
Bump a good thread
Musks' company Tesla is pretty impressive as well, the Tesla Model S is one hell of a car
Yeah, he also invented paypal and started Solarcity with his brother in law. Their Thanksgiving meal convos must be interesting.
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