New theoretical study suggests Earth is far ahead of its time

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New theoretical study suggests Earth is far ahead of its time

Most Earth-like worlds have yet to be born

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October 20, 2015

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Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

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Earth came early to the party in the evolving universe. According to a new theoretical study, when our solar system was born 4.6 billion years ago only eight percent of the potentially habitable planets that will ever form in the universe existed. And, the party won't be over when the sun burns out in another 6 billion years. The bulk of those planets - 92 percent - have yet to be born.

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151020104849.htm

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 I was thinking similarly

 I was thinking similarly to that idea, that we are sort of the newest on the block and in another trillion years there will be similar planets with intelligent life looking out at our galaxy observing our lost civilization. Maybe we will leave behind star-gates and worm tunnels which run all over the Universe.


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For any of those far in the

For any of those far in the future species, I hope for their sake we leave something that shows them what we know about the beginning of the universe. By then all the evidence we can see today won't exist anymore.

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Vastet wrote:For any of

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For any of those far in the future species, I hope for their sake we leave something that shows them what we know about the beginning of the universe. By then all the evidence we can see today won't exist anymore.

The only thing remaining will be those tablets that the church of scientology left in the desert. Of course when the aliens decrypt the writing they will realize that we ceased to exist because we were a dumb civilization.


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It's quite likely the

It's quite likely the Voyagers and other probes we've sent into space have a higher likelyhood of surviving to be the last relics of our species. The stuff on the moon especially. Funny to think a few footprints might outlast the pyramids.

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Vastet wrote:It's quite

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It's quite likely the Voyagers and other probes we've sent into space have a higher likelyhood of surviving to be the last relics of our species. The stuff on the moon especially. Funny to think a few footprints might outlast the pyramids.

Well it will all disappear when the Sun increases 1,000 times in size then swallows us and the Moon.

I agree. Those probes will continue going and going, unless they hit something, like another alien probe, then fix theirselves, then go off to exterminate inferior lifeforms.


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digitalbeachbum wrote:Vastet

digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
It's quite likely the Voyagers and other probes we've sent into space have a higher likelyhood of surviving to be the last relics of our species. The stuff on the moon especially. Funny to think a few footprints might outlast the pyramids.

Well it will all disappear when the Sun increases 1,000 times in size then swallows us and the Moon.

I agree. Those probes will continue going and going, unless they hit something, like another alien probe, then fix theirselves, then go off to exterminate inferior lifeforms.




v'ger!!!!! i've always said it's only a matter of time...

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iwbiek wrote:digitalbeachbum

iwbiek wrote:
digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
It's quite likely the Voyagers and other probes we've sent into space have a higher likelyhood of surviving to be the last relics of our species. The stuff on the moon especially. Funny to think a few footprints might outlast the pyramids.

Well it will all disappear when the Sun increases 1,000 times in size then swallows us and the Moon.

I agree. Those probes will continue going and going, unless they hit something, like another alien probe, then fix theirselves, then go off to exterminate inferior lifeforms.


v'ger!!!!! i've always said it's only a matter of time...

LOL


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 Which is why I find it

 Which is why I find it funny you take such childish umbrige to pointing out that religion poisons our species ability to accept science and distracts resources away from doing such. Religion is not required for evolution it is a flaw in our species perceptions.None of the universe was put here for humans and we are a mere finite blip in all this. 

 

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Brian37 wrote: Which is why

Brian37 wrote:

 Which is why I find it funny you take such childish umbrige to pointing out that religion poisons our species ability to accept science and distracts resources away from doing such. Religion is not required for evolution it is a flaw in our species perceptions.None of the universe was put here for humans and we are a mere finite blip in all this. 

 

Brian poisons yet another topic with his stupid bullshit just because he got his ass handed to him AGAIN.

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