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#4447326 - 11/07/18 02:20 AM Oumuamua - they're coming!  
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I found this interesting when I first read about it last year.

The first interstellar object observed by "us". Didn't fit with what we know and expect.
The Universe is big. One of these days we will probably find other life, or other life will find us.

Couple of articles since it was recently in the news.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-hea...light-sail-harvard-astrophysical-journal

https://arstechnica.com/science/201...t-oumuamua-the-harvard-paper-and-aliens/

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#4447332 - 11/07/18 02:54 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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It is interesting that Oumuamua accelerated away from the sun.

Aliens? Who knows. My bet is if it were aliens, then likely was a deployable pod/probe combo to determine if life in the system was present or if worlds met habitable criteria/resources were plentiful to place a stargate in our outer vicinity.

Better cover your arses, the visitors are coming!


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Or it could simply be this...

https://phys.org/news/2018-11-oumuamua-extraterrestrial-solar.html

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#4447333 - 11/07/18 02:57 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: Mr_Blastman]  
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Originally Posted by Mr_Blastman
It is interesting that Oumuamua accelerated away from the sun.

Aliens? Who knows. My bet is if it were aliens, then likely was a deployable pod/probe combo to determine if life in the system was present or if worlds met habitable criteria/resources were plentiful to place a stargate in our outer vicinity.

Better cover your arses, the visitors are coming!


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Or it could simply be this...

https://phys.org/news/2018-11-oumuamua-extraterrestrial-solar.html


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#4447347 - 11/07/18 06:12 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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It is billions of years old, if an artefact. Come on it's been travelling at low tau for all that time. If it's real it's old beyond comprehension and it's makers long dead.


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#4447354 - 11/07/18 07:42 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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#4447362 - 11/07/18 10:51 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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#4447365 - 11/07/18 11:02 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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Or this.

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#4447369 - 11/07/18 11:27 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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It's a massive turd in space.


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#4447373 - 11/07/18 11:36 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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Anyone hearing whale calls? That was my favourite ST movie btw.

#4447378 - 11/07/18 12:04 PM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: Chucky]  
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Originally Posted by Chucky
Anyone hearing whale calls? That was my favourite ST movie btw.



The humor in ST IV was absolutely perfect but my personal all-time favorite is Wrath of Khan.


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#4447390 - 11/07/18 02:06 PM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer



The humor in ST IV was absolutely perfect but my personal all-time favorite is Wrath of Khan.



+1 to both.


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#4447439 - 11/07/18 07:17 PM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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"Oh, him? He's harmless. Part of the free speech movement at Berkeley in the sixties. I think he did a little too much LDS"


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#4447476 - 11/07/18 10:50 PM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Originally Posted by F4UDash4
"Oh, him? He's harmless. Part of the free speech movement at Berkeley in the sixties. I think he did a little too much LDS"

Give Kirk a break, maybe in his time Mormonism was considered a drug.

As for the Oumuamua, a giant cigar shape thing moving through space. It's clearly the doomsday machine and we dodged quite a bullet.

#4447491 - 11/08/18 01:06 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: wormfood]  
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Originally Posted by wormfood
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As for the Oumuamua, a giant cigar shape thing moving through space. It's clearly the doomsday machine and we dodged quite a bullet.


Hmmm... it might be an interstellar Lewinsky device sent from the planet Clinton (rhymes with Krypton).

Me, ... I'm thinking that sometimes a (big ol') rock is just a rock.

#4447501 - 11/08/18 01:41 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: CyBerkut]  
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Originally Posted by CyBerkut
[quote=wormfood]...
Me, ... I'm thinking that sometimes a (big ol') rock is just a rock.

This above +1. It is a BIG ASS ROCK and it is ROLLIN through space. Some are saying it is a Light Sail Space Ship camouflaged as stone. LMAO , please stop already, my ribs are hurting. hahaha hahaha hahaha hahaha

I am pretty sure it is part of the Death Planet in SW VII. yep

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#4447507 - 11/08/18 02:12 AM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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#4447581 - 11/08/18 03:12 PM Re: Oumuamua - they're coming! [Re: piper]  
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I don't know, here's a couple of experts who agree it's definitely aliens.
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