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Imke de Pater: Fascinating Objects in Our Solar System

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Dahlia Avatar
Dahlia
Posted: 03.06.11, 01:27 AM
space is the place kittens, certis there's no-one to judge us out there... we would also like to visit, un de ces jours .
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Rick J Bryant
Posted: 02.10.10, 12:44 PM
I want to visit there...so wonderful!!!!
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socratus
Posted: 12.26.09, 06:25 AM
Religion tells us nothing but fables and fantasies! That is the truth. For example: God created woman from Adam’s rib, using physical laws. So, what is Religion? Religion is the poor man's philosophy. Modern Physics tells us nothing but fables and fantasies! That is the truth. For example: One Galaxy can eat another Galaxy. # Cosmic cannibalising: Images show one galaxy engulfing another http://www.independent.co.uk/news/sc...r-1780652.html # The Discovery of one Galaxy "Attacking" Another http://www.astronomyexpert.co.uk/the...g-another.html . . .. etc Question: Where did Galaxies come from? We don’t have answer. So, what is Physics? Physics is the poor man's philosophy. == . What to do? I think, at first, we must answer to the simple classic question: what did come first the chicken or the egg ? If somebody didn’t understand this question, I will ask it simpler: What was before Vacuum or Gravity ? Does Gravity exist in Vacuum or vice versa? Why I ask these questions. Because the Universe ( as a whole ) is Two- Measured, there are two Worlds: Vacuum and Gravity. === . Israel Sadovnik. Socratus. # Some more ‘ true’ Physical fables and fantasies. === . 1. The Big Bang. Once upon a time, 20 billions of years ago, all matter (all elementary particles and all quarks and their girlfriends- antiparticles and antiquarks, all kinds of waves: electromagnetic, gravitational, muons… gluons field ….. etc.) – was assembled in a ‘single point ‘ === . I don’t agree with the ‘big bang’ theory because nobody knows how the ‘ big bang’ can change into ‘single point ‘ if Hawking’s radiation from ‘ black hole’ doesn’t give it to happen. 2. Most of elementary particles were got in artificial way, using accelerators. This way, in my opinion, is mistaken. === . In the Ancient Egypt people believed in many gods with human body and animal’s head. They thought they really existed. For me these new discovered elementary artificial particles are similar to Egyptian’s gods because we cannot meet them into any atom, in any physical, chemical, biological processes on our Earth. In the Ancient Greek the people believed that sphinxes and centaurs really exist. Maybe now some geneticists can create a centaur, but it will be Devil’s work. I am sorry to tell that, but it seems to me, physicists, creating such elementary artificial particles look like those ‘some geneticists’. ( The mad CERN’s way. http://www.spacekb.com/Uwe/Forum.asp...CERN-s-project ). =========== . 3. Once upon a time, 20 billions of years ago, there was ‘ bin bang’. And every particle appears with its own spin as derivative from the Big Bang. == . I think the spin of quantum particle doesn’t come from big bang, but it comes with ‘ virtual particle from Dirac’s sea’. Why? We have the real particle – electron. Nobody doubts it is a real particle. But a strange thing happens when it interacts with Vacuum. All its physical parameters become infinite. Why? Is it possible? What is the reason? # The conditions of the ocean permitted to create different kinds of fish. The terrestrial’s conditions permitted to create different kinds of animals. And the ‘mixed’ conditions of water, earth and air on Earth permitted to create, for example, birds, which live and act in these three conditions. And if we take Universe as a whole, it is Two- Measured: close by Material ( Gravity) World exists Infinite Vacuum World. The conditions in these two Worlds are different. And when electron moves from Material (Gravity) World to the Infinite Vacuum World its physical parameters changes. " The law of conservation and transformation energy / mass" is connected with electron’s transformation. We know the electron is very important particle in our live. It acts in Maxwell’s electrodynamics. It acts in the atom. But how electron acts in cell and in Outer space we don’t know. We need time to understand this fact. === . P.S. Tell me what an electron is and I'll then tell you everything. / Somebody./ ==== . Another ‘ true’ Physical fables and fantasies: The time that stretches and space that expands, dark matter, dark energy, Higgs boson, quarks, gluons and tachyons, axions and partons, qravitino , . . etc. ========== . P.S. "One thing I have learned in a long life: that all our science, measured against reality, is primitive and childlike - and yet it is the most precious thing we have." / Einstein./ This quote is correct, because, at last, only Physics can logically explain us the Ultimate Nature of Reality. ==. Best wishes. Israel Sadovnik Socratus ===============.
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DON WILMER
Posted: 11.23.09, 08:57 AM
Excellent program Imke & Excellent comment by "nightlight"
Excellent comment by nighlight . Enjoyed reading it as much as the program by Imke! This particular passage brought back memories of my own childhood spent in quite discovery. "I remember when I was a toddler riding in the back seat with the radio on when the adults began pointing out the window. to a point of light moving across the sky, like a star that was moving. I didn't understand at the time what was going on but I concluded by the commotion of the adults that it must be something important. I didn't know till later that it was Sputnik. It was not too many years ago that I pointed out to my young son the space shuttle as it orbited overhead, a point of light moving across the sky". This is the way to write an intelligent and informative comment. Kudos nightlight . In case you Blog, please let us viewers know.
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nightlight
Posted: 11.10.09, 12:31 AM
Many thanks to Imke de Pater for sharing with us her research work of the bodies of the solar system, though I still think of Pluto as a planetoid rather than a dwarf planet. It was great to recall the wonderful years of the visits of the great comets of Halley's comet in 1986, the Shoemaker-Levy 9 impact with Jupiter in 1994, Comet Hyakutake of 1996 and Hale Bob in 1997. These were great times for comets and will probably never be such times again. Of course, who could forget the Voyager's close up observations of Jupiter and Saturn and the Grand Tour in the late 70's, Deep Impact mission of 2005 that showed the impact on TV but was so late that few got to stay up to see it. It was the first spacecraft to actually impact a object into a space body to analyze the resulting plume, and the Stardust mission that launched in1999, flew 3 billion miles to collect dust from comet Wild 2 and actually returned samples of the comets coma in 2007, the first unmanned mission to return samples of dust from a body in space,taking pictures of a asteroid along the way. Then there was the NEAR mission (Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission that actually landed on Eros in 2001. Then there was the Japanese Hayabusa mission that landed on Itokawa and collected samples in 2005, which will return to earth in 2010. what a great time, no manned mission required, thank you! Just think of how much information we have gained of our earth, the solar system and the universe since Plato (384-322BC) presented evidence that the earth was spherical. Galileo presented evidence in support of Father Bruno's theory that the sun, not the earth was the center of the solar system and was prosecuted by the church for it and in our life time with the advent of the Pioneer space program. I remember when I was a toddler riding in the back seat with the radio on when the adults began pointing out the window. to a point of light moving across the sky, like a star that was moving. I didn't understand at the time what was going on but I concluded by the commotion of the adults that it must be something important. I didn't know till later that it was Sputnik. It was not too many years ago that I pointed out to my young son the space shuttle as it orbited overhead, a point of light moving across the sky. It's easy to take for granted the great pictures and information we have today on TV and the internet of our earth from space, all the planets and the universe and it can all be attributed to the free expression of ideas that has allowed the tools of science and technology to be used for the benefit of mankind. Let us hope that this trend continues unabated.
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