From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:03:38 -0000 Archived: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 05:08:29 -0500 Subject: Re: Is Galactic Reality Too Scary For The PTB? >From: David Rudiak <drudiak.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 14:16:51 -0800 >Subject: Re: Is Galactic Reality Too Scary For The PTB? <snip> >A more reasonable and less conservative estimate would be >"one-in-a-million", in which case the number of "Earths" could >number in the millions. >This also fails to take into account the very distinct >possibility of interstellar migration and colonization by some >civilizations much older and more advanced than ourselves, in >which case the number of populated planets could easily run into >the billions. <snip> Right David, and when we consider that the `experts' definitions of life-capability and habitable zones were based on being above the freezing-point and below the boiling point of water - which they took to be the universal solvent for life, we can see how events have both disproved their conclusions and immeasurably widened the horizons for life in the universe (even only Earth- type life): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16493787 Cayman vents are world's hottest "The vents' features suggest the water is warmer than 450C - hot enough to melt lead. Nevertheless, the springs are teeming with new species including a type of pale shrimp with a light sensing organ on its back." - "The greenhouse effect is one of the things that made life on Earth possible; without carbon dioxide, Earth would be a frozen lump of ice" - Profs. Jack Cohen & Ian Stewart - 2002 Cheers Ray D Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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