Skip to comments.‘Meteor’ Found by Saudi Man Near His House
Posted on 01/07/2013 9:52:53 PM PST by nickcarraway
A Saudi man has found a solid object that he believes to be a meteor that fell near his house and broke into several pieces.
Mashari Al Subai said the objects fall had created a small pit in the ground behind his house in the western Saudi town of Raniya before it fragmented into small and medium-sized parts.
He said the large piece he found has a semi-transparent hazel colour, adding that the colour changed abruptly when the object was heated.
I conducted a small test on the object. After I heated it for five minutes, its colour changed to golden yellow before it regained its original colour gradually, he said, as quoted by the Saudi Arabic language daily Sabq.
He said he had sent a piece of the object to the Saudi Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources for testing and identifying. Sabq did not specify the size of the object.
Oooh! A rock in an unbroken landscape of boring!
I know! Let’s worship it!!!
Kaaba daaba doo!!!
that ain’t no meteor, it’s just a big old frozen chunk of shiite.
If only a larger meteor would hit Mecca. A 2 mile wide one would be a good size
It was stamped ‘Made in Haifa’.
Hence my “Joe Dirt” reference
yeah, what I said was funnier though.
A two mile wide meteor striking anywhere on the planet would probably cause a complete re-set of human civilization. I think a two meter wide meteor would be plenty sufficient for Mecca.
Check out this online Earth Impacts Calculator.
I have a great idea!
Let’s build a big silver Lady Part to display the rock, Install it in a stupid looking black cube, and march around it in a humungous mob, around and around and around, and kiss the rock on each circuit!
I can’t think of any better way to give Honor and Glory to the Creator of the Universe, can you?/s
So it's more than interesting that the silver frame on the kaaba looks the way it does.
The Koran says that the kaaba was constructed by allah.
Then, further into the book, that statement is subrogated by the idea that Adam constructed the kaaba.
Then, further into the book, the koran states that the kaaba was built by Abraham.
Then, that is subrogated by the sura passage that claims that the kaaba was built by mohammed (maybe he just did an upgrade?)
In the dim annals of history, it is assumed that the kaaba was a sort of “Universalist” Shrine for all the merchants and travelers that passed through Mecca. It contained over 350 idols of different religions, one of whom was allah, a Female deity of the Moon and of War (Kind of like Kali of the Hindu Religion). Evidence of this is with us to this day, as the crescent moon is the Ultimate Symbol of islam. The “Moon God(dess)” is almost ALWAYS Female, for obvious reasons.
Moe merely got rid of her rivals and gave her a sex change operation.
If the asteroid is as big as a 20-story building (200 feet on a side), it has an amount of energy equal to the largest nuclear bombs made today — on the order of 25 to 50 megatons. An asteroid like this would flatten reinforced concrete buildings five miles from ground zero. It would completely destroy most major cities in the United States.\
200 feet is as much as an H-Bomb good enough to destroy Mecca but need something bigger to wipe out Islam.
The meteor that killed the dinosaurs was 6 miles wide and it wiped out 90% of the species on Earth
Asteroid Wiped Out the Dinosaurs in Hours
According to new research led by a University of Colorado at Boulder geophysicist, a giant asteroid that hit the coast of Mexico 65 million years ago probably incinerated all the large dinosaurs that were alive at the time in only a few hours, and only those organisms already sheltered in burrows or in water were left alive.
The six-mile-in-diameter asteroid is thought to have hit Chicxulub in the Yucatan, striking with the energy of 100 million megatons of TNT, said chief author and Researcher Doug Robertson of the department of geological sciences and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. The heat pulse caused by re-entering ejected matter would have reached around the globe, igniting fires and burning up all terrestrial organisms not sheltered in burrows or in water, he said.
Actually, I think Joe was funnier because he toted that ‘meteorite’ around in his little red wagon, and even sopped his french fries in a few packets of ketchup he spread on top of it......
Doubt it. That's a 6 foot diameter rock. It'd survive atmospheric entry, and would destroy any building it happened to hit, like the Kaaba. In my last reply, I meant that the rock would be two meters in diameter when it impacted.
Flattening Mecca would obviously require a much bigger rock.
I love that movie. So many excellent one liners.
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