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Message 1166998 - Posted: 1 Nov 2011, 14:44:11 UTC
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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?

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Message 1167164 - Posted: 2 Nov 2011, 14:16:47 UTC - in response to Message 1166998.

very cool find


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Message 1167337 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 0:25:44 UTC
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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.

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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?


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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


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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.


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Message 1167597 - Posted: 3 Nov 2011, 22:34:53 UTC
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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.

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