Which planet do you find more interesting for studying and exploration? (Page 4)
Do certain classifications of stars preclude the existence of planets orbiting them? (I'm pretty sure that certain type of stars would preclude any possibility of LIFE nearby.)
ColonelKusanagi: since there are planets have been in orbit inside of a star i'm going to have to guess no but i don't know*. the latter is a definite fact but i wasn't of a mind to think that life was the only thing that could make these planets interesting for study or exploration, i'm still not.
(Edited by ColonelKusanagi)
I assume you mean a planet that gets enveloped by an expanding Red Giant?
And I agree. Finding other life in only one reason to look for planets. Just lookin' for anything is pretty much worthwhile.
ColonelKusanagi: i do. i pick and choose from the facts and possibilities as i understand them and learn 'em. i have no problem with corrections or elaborations.
just about, this thread got me to thinking a bit, i think my obsession with marbles might have started with men in black. i never played with them that's for sure and now i have so many bottles filled with them. micro or macro i sure like my cosoms
do you thin there are elements not yet discovered that a planet could be made up of that would withstand the immense heat of close orbit to healthy stars? i imagine there must be something which lead me to believe there was a plethora of planets. that coupled with how they find them has me thinking that granules to powder isn't probable but it's not impossible.
(a whole lot of other factors and hardly grasped concepts went into it as well but ly lack of any degrees is evident and adding my "unformation" is just gonna confuse folks.)
back to the Methusela! honestly i can't prove the big bang. i can colide 2 marbles and watch them orbit sure but i'm never going to be smart enough to say i understand fully, i don't think those fellows with degrees do either and for the most part neither do they. why else keep exploring discovering? i have no desire to fall into existentialism or semantics. based on current theories of the big bang they call it the oldest and since i'm not up to questioning the BB itself i'm sure as hell not gonna prove they're any older or younger.
What else can we discern about this elderly planet?
A couple of pretty interesting articles, well, I think so at least
risen_sun86: Really, the breathing under water thing. All sealife being amiable to me. Creating of hoses, Pegasus.
LiptonCambell: Huh? What planets are Poseidon, and Pegasus?
There are some stars we can pretty much reject the idea of there being planets orbiting them....or at least, we could, if not for the fact that we've found planets in places they shouldn't be...
For example, we've found planets orbiting a Neutron star(a star that went supernova, then collapsed into itself so dense that a star larger than our own would be no bigger than the city of Manhattan after its collapsed into itself)- such a violent event should have completely wiped out nearby planets....but there they are....
As far as we understand the universe, disregarding a star because it doesn't match what we understand about it would be a grave dis-service to the pursuit of knowledge...
(Edited by LiptonCambell)
duncan124: So with the model Aljazeera shows material for planets could be found without stars or even not yet close to being a planet.
ColonelKusanagi: if we are staying in this solar system that's possible and maybe even fun and adding along instances in mythology and popular media so it has a bit more to titillate but as for known planets ... it really is way too many already
ColonelKusanagi: no, but i do have this lovely scrap of paper that says "master of Futuramany"
R kelly lives on a whole other planet, no one contests that
Planet terror is quite nice this time of year ...
ColonelKusanagi: so how should we go about this? just post the name of the post the name of the planet a short blurb of commonly known facts and then toss in weird ones, fun ones and corny jokes and the like? golly gosh we ight just learn somethin'