Skip to comments.Researchers track 72 unusual radio bursts from outer space
Posted on 09/15/2018 4:49:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin
As recently as two years ago, SETI began picking up a different kind of signal one that scientists cant explain but believe that it isnt born out of an attempt to communicate: fast radio bursts (FRBs). These FRBs are massively powerful; so powerful, in fact, that the leading natural explanation scientists can come up with is that theyre from highly magnetized neutron stars, blasted by gas streams near to a supermassive black hole.
The problem with that explanation is that the bursts arent all coming from one specific place, but they are all coming from one specific region of space. That means, based on SETIs readings, that those specific circumstances would need to be commonplace within galaxy FRB 121102 (where the signals are coming from) but not common at all elsewhere in the known universe. If they were, these FRBs would be picked up from all-around us all the time, rather than from one specific galactic neighborhood. While FRBs have been picked up from other parts of space, they have never been recorded with the frequency or regularity scientists have seen out of galaxy FRB 121102.
Others contend that they may be signs of an advanced alien civilization operating in galaxy FRB 121102, though surprisingly, most of those theories suggest that the radio signals actually have nothing at all to do with communication.
A planet-sized power source could potentially release a massive burst of energy that propels a spacecraft like wind on a sail. Based on the amount of energy released in each burst, Loeb says they could propel a craft that weighs millions of tons at velocities that are approaching the speed of light.
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gas blasts from a black hole?
Ah, the familiar "might be" coupled with the reflexive good alien explanation. These energy bursts also might be the signature of the death star, with each massive burst of energy marking the destruction of another rebel planet. It will require much additional research to confirm or disprove this conjecture, but in the meantime, the precautionary principle clearly requires that we shut down all electromagnetic emissions on Earth to mask ourselves from this potential threat. The EU is especially keen on this; I would expect them to act immediately. This evidence, after all, is already far more compelling than the scientific case against GMO's, and the precautionary principle, we are told, is a moral imperative.
So we could be a fish and that could be bait...
Its God and Hes not happy with whats happening here. Abortion, political injustice, children trafficking.....
“.....they could propel a craft that weighs millions of tons at velocities that are approaching the speed of light.”
The practical problem is that the speed of light is too slow. IF these bursts really were signals, they were sent millions of years ago. In eternity, God’s people will travel at the speed of THOUGHT. THAT’s more like it.
Vogons demolishing planets to build a hyperspace bypass.
Dont be fooled by plagiarists. Read Venus on the Half Shell by Kilgore Trout (Philip José Farmer).
I thought that was Vonnegut, but you’re right. Funny stuff, indeed.
Farmer asked permission of Vonnegut to write under that name. After one book Vonnegut withdrew any further permission.
BTW it came out way before Adams books.
Turns out it’s the source of the “Ultimate Question”
The CB Radio craze hits with Martians? /s
A weather balloon was filled with swamp gas that reflected the light from Venus...
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