Skip to comments.Three's Company, but Two's a Cloud?
Posted on 05/09/2014 8:24:15 AM PDT by fishtank
Three's Company, but Two's a Cloud?
by Brian Thomas, M.S., and Jason Lisle, Ph.D. *
It's not a planet, nor a comet, but the faraway object named 2012 VP113 now joins Sedna as only the second member of what secularists term the "inner Oort cloud." First, can we really infer the existence of a whole cloud from merely two objects? Second, this "cloud" presents a mysterythese objects should not even be there. How could they have traveled there, and what do they really represent?
The two objects orbit the sun on highly eccentric tracks far beyond Neptune, the most distant of our eight planets. The reason they should not be there is, according to Nature, "These objects are in a no-man's-land between the giant planets and the Oort cloud where nothing in the known configuration of the modern-day Solar System could have emplaced them."1
The Oort cloud appears to come from naturalistic deductions about comets, not scientific observation. The logic goes something like this: The Solar system's comets are short-livedonly thousands of years old.2 Assuming those comets came from a natural rather than a supernatural source, secular astronomers have invoked a distant Oort cloud of icy objects that wait for rare gravitational effects to somehow "boot" them toward the Sun. This unobserved process is supposed to intermittently replenish the Solar System's limited and ever-diminishing comet supply.
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[Chrissy] == [Penny]
What do you call it?
While all the pictures are fascinating I’m beginning to think that the science of Astronomy is beginning to take on similarities with the other “sciences” of publish or perish when it comes to finances. IOW, how much is for show and how much is for dough?
What do you call it?
First glance at the headline had me ready for commentary about one of my favorite TV comedies of all time...
I call it the Oort cloud ...
Also, I'm not too picky about Freudian slips.
I've never cared to wear one, Freudian or otherwise.
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Every thing is being acreted.
The process of gravitational accretion creates all.
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