Seeing spirals


log in

Advanced search

Message boards : SETI@home Science : Seeing spirals

Author Message
Profile ML1
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 25 Nov 01
Posts: 8567
Credit: 4,232,641
RAC: 1,152
United Kingdom
Message 1166998 - Posted: 1 Nov 2011, 14:44:11 UTC
Last modified: 1 Nov 2011, 14:44:27 UTC

Interesting fractal stuff:

A Star with Spiral Arms

... Astronomers have seen spiral arms before: they’re commonly found in pinwheel galaxies where hundreds of millions of stars spiral together around a common core. Finding a clear case of spiral arms around an individual star, however, is unprecedented.

The arms might be a sign that planets are forming within the disk. ...



Another way to see extrasolar planets?

Keep searchin',
Martin
____________
See new freedom: Mageia4
Linux Voice See & try out your OS Freedom!
The Future is what We make IT (GPLv3)

Profile ignorance is no excuse
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 4 Oct 00
Posts: 9529
Credit: 44,433,321
RAC: 0
Korea, North
Message 1167164 - Posted: 2 Nov 2011, 14:16:47 UTC - in response to Message 1166998.

very cool find
____________
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
Diogenes Of Sinope

End terrorism by building a school

musicplayer
Send message
Joined: 17 May 10
Posts: 1474
Credit: 745,253
RAC: 1,001
Message 1167337 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 0:25:44 UTC
Last modified: 3 Nov 2011, 0:33:12 UTC

Don't trust such Astronomers. They are not to be relied upon.

Anyway, it does not look like or resemble what I already know.

Is it something else, or has something new been discovered?

Please provide me with a link.

Profile ML1
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 25 Nov 01
Posts: 8567
Credit: 4,232,641
RAC: 1,152
United Kingdom
Message 1167339 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 0:34:17 UTC - in response to Message 1167337.

Don't trust such Astronomers. They are not to be relied upon.

Or do you really mean astrologers?

Or what pan-galactic gargle blasters are you dreaming for random comments?


Keep searchin',
Martin

____________
See new freedom: Mageia4
Linux Voice See & try out your OS Freedom!
The Future is what We make IT (GPLv3)

Profile ignorance is no excuse
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 4 Oct 00
Posts: 9529
Credit: 44,433,321
RAC: 0
Korea, North
Message 1167351 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 2:07:06 UTC - in response to Message 1167339.

forgive him for he is a banned user sneaking around on what should have been a banned account
____________
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
Diogenes Of Sinope

End terrorism by building a school

Profile Bob DeWoody
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 9 May 10
Posts: 1662
Credit: 581,894
RAC: 116
United States
Message 1167378 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 4:05:51 UTC

That is interesting. But I think it will be a long time before we would be getting any signals from that system or any like it. Any planets there probably have some heavy meteor showers.
____________
Bob DeWoody

My motto: Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow as it may not be required. This no longer applies in light of current events.

musicplayer
Send message
Joined: 17 May 10
Posts: 1474
Credit: 745,253
RAC: 1,001
Message 1167597 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 22:34:53 UTC
Last modified: 3 Nov 2011, 23:07:33 UTC

In which way can the Seti@home client tell me that I possibly could have found something?

Is there one (or more) elements there which gives me a clue about this (in the numbers) more than anything else?

To be honest, I can not prove that I have found nothing yet. You surely agree about that.

Just wondering.

Edit: I just have watched the Nasa video on Youtube. Finally I understood.

Message boards : SETI@home Science : Seeing spirals

Copyright © 2014 University of California