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Message 1319005 - Posted: 22 Dec 2012, 23:02:57 UTC - in response to Message 1319004.

You could go by my prediction. I have never been wrong.

The world will end!

I just don't set a date.

I will. In about 5 billion years when the sun starts trying to burn iron and turns into a red giant. I don't know if humans will be around to witness it though.



Very slim chance on that one.


We will have destroyed the earth ourselves by then...


I agree Jukie

Probably true, but with any luck and foresight, most of our descendants will be starting news worlds on distant planets before then.
(ok mabey I play Civilization one too many times)



Wouldn't that be something...

Scientists already have a small crop of possible worlds too, now if someone would invent a space jump drive, we could send a real probe out there and see what is what...
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Message 1319129 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 1:42:46 UTC - in response to Message 1319005.

You could go by my prediction. I have never been wrong.

The world will end!

I just don't set a date.

I will. In about 5 billion years when the sun starts trying to burn iron and turns into a red giant. I don't know if humans will be around to witness it though.



Very slim chance on that one.


We will have destroyed the earth ourselves by then...


I agree Jukie

Probably true, but with any luck and foresight, most of our descendants will be starting news worlds on distant planets before then.
(ok mabey I play Civilization one too many times)



Wouldn't that be something...

Scientists already have a small crop of possible worlds too, now if someone would invent a space jump drive, we could send a real probe out there and see what is what...

Generation ships would work.
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Message 1319131 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 1:45:21 UTC - in response to Message 1319129.

You could go by my prediction. I have never been wrong.

The world will end!

I just don't set a date.

I will. In about 5 billion years when the sun starts trying to burn iron and turns into a red giant. I don't know if humans will be around to witness it though.



Very slim chance on that one.


We will have destroyed the earth ourselves by then...


I agree Jukie

Probably true, but with any luck and foresight, most of our descendants will be starting news worlds on distant planets before then.
(ok mabey I play Civilization one too many times)



Wouldn't that be something...

Scientists already have a small crop of possible worlds too, now if someone would invent a space jump drive, we could send a real probe out there and see what is what...

Generation ships would work.

Check this out Here, generation ships may not be needed. Just turn the key, push the button and Jump! A to B...
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Message 1319132 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 1:57:22 UTC - in response to Message 1319131.

You could go by my prediction. I have never been wrong.

The world will end!

I just don't set a date.

I will. In about 5 billion years when the sun starts trying to burn iron and turns into a red giant. I don't know if humans will be around to witness it though.



Very slim chance on that one.


We will have destroyed the earth ourselves by then...


I agree Jukie

Probably true, but with any luck and foresight, most of our descendants will be starting news worlds on distant planets before then.
(ok mabey I play Civilization one too many times)



Wouldn't that be something...

Scientists already have a small crop of possible worlds too, now if someone would invent a space jump drive, we could send a real probe out there and see what is what...

Generation ships would work.

Check this out Here, generation ships may not be needed. Just turn the key, push the button and Jump! A to B...

It is fiction, and I will believe it when I actually see it.
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Message 1319135 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 2:08:56 UTC - in response to Message 1319132.
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You could go by my prediction. I have never been wrong.

The world will end!

I just don't set a date.

I will. In about 5 billion years when the sun starts trying to burn iron and turns into a red giant. I don't know if humans will be around to witness it though.



Very slim chance on that one.


We will have destroyed the earth ourselves by then...


I agree Jukie

Probably true, but with any luck and foresight, most of our descendants will be starting news worlds on distant planets before then.
(ok mabey I play Civilization one too many times)



Wouldn't that be something...

Scientists already have a small crop of possible worlds too, now if someone would invent a space jump drive, we could send a real probe out there and see what is what...

Generation ships would work.

Check this out Here, generation ships may not be needed. Just turn the key, push the button and Jump! A to B...

It is fiction, and I will believe it when I actually see it.

With under pinning in science, like so...

Underpinning Theories
FTL: "Folding Space"

The FTL drive technology used within the Re-imagined Series might be based on the use of Superstring Theory and M-Theory that essentially enable the "jump drive" systems to "fold" space, reducing the distance between any two points by creating a "corridor" through space that links them together (essentially forming a wormhole, or Einstein-Rosen Bridge). Such "corridors" are allowed by the general theory of relativity; what M-Theory does is provide a way to change the topology of space-time dynamically.

The use of such wormholes is based on the tenet that space is curved. Hence the term "wormhole", which arises from the analogy that space can be seen as an apple. A worm can travel from one side of the apple to the other in two ways:

By crawling over the surface, or
By burrowing through the apple (creating a "wormhole").

Obviously, the second option is considerably shorter than the first.

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Message 1319138 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 2:16:46 UTC

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)
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Message 1319140 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 2:29:30 UTC - in response to Message 1319138.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)

Um, no, I'm talking about physics(nature), that movie is speculation, that's why it's a horror movie.
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Message 1319141 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 2:38:03 UTC - in response to Message 1319140.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)

Um, no, I'm talking about physics(nature), that movie is speculation, that's why it's a horror movie.

It is, but it does raise the point of warping space so two distant points are one and the same, and who knows what the consequences could be, (aside from a horror plot for a movie).
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Message 1319144 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 2:42:58 UTC - in response to Message 1319141.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)

Um, no, I'm talking about physics(nature), that movie is speculation, that's why it's a horror movie.

It is, but it does raise the point of warping space so two distant points are one and the same, and who knows what the consequences could be, (aside from a horror plot for a movie).

Then We need a guinea pig for testing, with an automatic return function.
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Message 1319148 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 3:05:07 UTC - in response to Message 1319144.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)

Um, no, I'm talking about physics(nature), that movie is speculation, that's why it's a horror movie.

It is, but it does raise the point of warping space so two distant points are one and the same, and who knows what the consequences could be, (aside from a horror plot for a movie).

Then We need a guinea pig for testing, with an automatic return function.

*puts hand up* Not it! :)
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Message 1319149 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 3:06:24 UTC - in response to Message 1319148.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)

Um, no, I'm talking about physics(nature), that movie is speculation, that's why it's a horror movie.

It is, but it does raise the point of warping space so two distant points are one and the same, and who knows what the consequences could be, (aside from a horror plot for a movie).

Then We need a guinea pig for testing, with an automatic return function.

*puts hand up* Not it! :)

The Jokers on the loose from the Gotham State Penitentiary, He'll do.
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Message 1319157 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 3:33:46 UTC

The Laws of physics are as solid as a lump of rock . . .
think about it :)

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Message 1319158 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 3:45:07 UTC - in response to Message 1319157.

The Laws of physics are as solid as a lump of rock . . .
think about it :)

Problem is, We don't know everything about that lump of rock, not yet at least.
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Message 1319162 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 4:07:57 UTC

So far, every time there is a problem with string theory, they add a few new dimensions. Reminds me of the celestial spheres of days gone by. There has to be a better explanation, but we have not found it yet.
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Message 1319169 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 5:17:04 UTC - in response to Message 1319162.

So far, every time there is a problem with string theory, they add a few new dimensions. Reminds me of the celestial spheres of days gone by. There has to be a better explanation, but we have not found it yet.

Well there is always M-Theory of course.
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Message 1319170 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 5:17:59 UTC - in response to Message 1319162.

So far, every time there is a problem with string theory, they add a few new dimensions. Reminds me of the celestial spheres of days gone by. There has to be a better explanation, but we have not found it yet.


Sure we have. Everything around us is an illusion. We exist in a dream of somebody with very colorful dreams.

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Message 1319177 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 5:42:46 UTC

Or two dimensionally, on the surface of a three dimensional object.

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Message 1319178 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 5:54:46 UTC - in response to Message 1319177.

Then You need to be careful or someone might rub You out...
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Message 1319227 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 12:12:46 UTC - in response to Message 1319138.

Have you seen Event Horizon? Bad things happen when you mess with physics :)



I loved that movie! Pure fiction though...
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Message 1319437 - Posted: 23 Dec 2012, 22:04:10 UTC - in response to Message 1319162.

So far, every time there is a problem with string theory, they add a few new dimensions. Reminds me of the celestial spheres of days gone by. There has to be a better explanation, but we have not found it yet.


I've always thought that. String theory really isn't necessary anyway.

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