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The most astounding fact

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by kiole, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. kiole

    kiole

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnQMDgXcseU"]The Most Astounding Fact (Neil DeGrasse Tyson) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. Wyoming

    Wyoming

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    I knew that. We are all left over star dust. Some people are a real waste of star dust.:rofl:
     
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  3. mhambi

    mhambi κολασμένος

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    ewwww, star guts. :gross:
     
  4. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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    I won't waist my time being a grammar nazi either. :whistling:
     
  5. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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    As far as the video, everyone is entitled to their opinions, even carl sagan, but sagan never did tell us how a star could/would fuse oxygen.

    EDIT: And you can't fuse past iron. It's a puzzle for some people, but maybe someday the Creator of our universe will let us know.
     
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  6. Rabbi

    Rabbi The Bombdiggity Lifetime Member

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    Your information is wrong.
     
  7. DWARREN123

    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy Silver Member

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    Peoples are star poop! :rofl:
     
  8. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I loved his high school series on PBS, Neil DeGrasse High. Although those kids were weird.
     
  9. Wyoming

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    There I fixed it!:embarassed:

    Small stars only go to iron. Super Nova make the heavier stuff. Everthing on Earth that is heavier than iron came from a Super Nova. That is pretty astounding fact.

    I'm not a physicist so can't explain it. When stuff like this comes on TV such as the History Channel I just watch in amazement. Here in Wyoming it is easy to watch the night sky. Right now there are two very bright planets and a full Moon. As fast a Man can travel we can't even get around our little Solar System let alone our Milky Way Galaxy.
     
  10. Fred Hansen

    Fred Hansen Liberal Bane

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    Thinking and talking star guts at that. Astounding.
     
  11. tim12232

    tim12232 Pistolero

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    The most astounding fact is nothing more than a guess! There is alot of by chance being talked about, I believe that we can be nothing without a masterful designer!

    Cool video though!
     
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    your conclusion is also just that. a guess.

    a much more farfetched one at that.
     
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    Love Neil DeGrasse Tyson. He is by far my favorite physicist to listen to. :wavey:
     
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    Gregg702 Gold Member

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    Yup. I believe modern science and hypothesis' backed by observation are more reliable than a book authored by several people over hundreds of years, and then translated by multiple people into many languages, then explained by someone on a weekly basis.
     
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    nelsone rank amateur

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    We are made of atoms, period. You want to introduce your bizarre (albeit culturally approved) superstitions into it, knock yourself out, but it's still nothing more than a threadcrap.

    Wyoming has it right: all the elements up to iron are made in the interiors of normal stars, but the heavy elements are only produced in the most extreme conditions - in supernovae.

    So when somebody tells you that your gold or platinum or iridium coins are "only metal," just look up at the sky and smile.
     
  17. Gunhaver

    Gunhaver the wrong hands

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    It's interesting how many scientific 'tidbits' are claimed to be impossible by people with an agenda. Two minuets on Google and you find out they're the ones who are FOS. Maybe they should add the internet to their list of forbidden science because it makes the lies and misinformation much harder to spread.
     
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    You should read his AMA series :wavey:
     
  19. G19Tony

    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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    Very cool. You can go a long way when someone shows you a little interest and encouragement. :cool:
     
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    I may go out with a bang................but I didn't start with one:wavey:..................the King of the Jews walks with me everyday...................your info is folly