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Re: [LongevityReport] Re: [mega] Voyagers' 40th anniversary

No, I would say that they **refused** the massive PR coup, maybe even deliberately. But who could possibly know their motives now. There were destructive
John de Rivaz
2:16 PM
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Re: [mega] Voyagers' 40th anniversary

It wouldn’t have been sane people in the company that refused to give permission. It would have been the legal or copyright department, probably without
John de Rivaz
11:00 AM
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Re: [mega] Voyagers' 40th anniversary

Thanks for that Chris; interesting retrospective. What on Earth did EMI refuse permission? Always stirs the imagination to think of the pair of them sailing
Michael Price
10:47 AM
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Fwd: Roger Lee Bagula, see 19 new updates from Reuters Science News

The king is single as he divorced his 3rd wife. He also disowned his first four sons. http://zway2go.com/vajiralongkorn-sons/ ... The king is single as he
Roger Bagula
8:24 AM
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

Titan was used for directing Cassini around the Saturn system, but whether it could have slung it out is presumably the question that needs to be considered by
John de Rivaz
Aug 15
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

That's true, I was only thinking of slingshoting around a planet. No reason why you can't do the same around a moon (as long as you're not in orbit around
Michael Price
Aug 15
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

There is the dawn probe : https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/ It has an ionic engine that is controllable.
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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How this nearby star system could be the key to finding ALIENS | Sci

http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/840886/ALIENs-discovered-trappist-star-system-nasa
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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"Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture" now on view in Philadelphia

https://archpaper.com/2017/08/louis-kahn-power-architecture-exhibit/#gallery-0-slide-0
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

How did the Voyagers get out of the Jupiter system and out of the solar system away from the Sun? Surely that was analogous to a Cassini slingshot past Titan?
John de Rivaz
Aug 14
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SETI wants you to detect alien laser signals You might find aliens i

http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/seti-wants-you-to-detect-alien-laser-signals
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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There's a compelling reason scientists think we've never found alien

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/theres-a-compelling-reason-scientists-think-weve-never-found-aliens-and-it-suggests-humans-are-a7886066.html
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

You can't slingshot from orbit; slingshots are only when you first approach a planet. Once you've "stopped" to investigate the planet opportunity has passed.
Michael Price
Aug 14
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Re: Space whisperers: the Aussies guiding Cassini's suicide mission

I agree, but people do like big bangs – witness how popular TV shows both fiction and documentaries about abusing cars, such as Top Gear and various crime
John de Rivaz
Aug 14
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LHC experiment spots evidence of photons interacting | Science News

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/lhc-atlas-photons-interact-physics?tgt=nr
Roger Bagula
Aug 14
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