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    Someone needs to resurrect the UFO thread, that had some amazing stuff really. Where is bondred?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gegenpressing View Post
    There's life on our planet, so I suspect there's life out there. We might be the only life in the milky way, but not in the universe.
    Don't give up too easily. Milky way Galaxy bars are huge
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Doesn't mean there's any life on any of them. There could be 999 trillion galaxies, doesn't mean there's life in any. I'm repeating myself, but could life on earth have occurred through such a freak chance that it's unlikely to ever occur again?
    I think its improbable. Just given the vastness of the universe. I think at times we just forget how big just the observable universe is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yehez View Post
    Someone needs to resurrect the UFO thread, that had some amazing stuff really. Where is bondred?
    This isn't a UFO thread.
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    Our milky way galaxy is a 100,000 light years in diameter. That's such an unfathomable number and its just our galaxy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Doesn't mean there's any life on any of them. There could be 999 trillion galaxies, doesn't mean there's life in any. I'm repeating myself, but could life on earth have occurred through such a freak chance that it's unlikely to ever occur again?
    The fact that life on this planet exist in the most unbelieveable environments could be proof of life not existing by chance
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Our milky way galaxy is a 100,000 light years in diameter. That's such an unfathomable number and its just our galaxy.
    ah krap. Too far for me to travel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anubis View Post
    The fact that life on this planet exist in the most unbelieveable environments could be proof of life not existing by chance
    Yes but it's still this planet, this life. I'm talking about other planets, other worlds, other galaxies.
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    Our understanding of our universe is just what we can observe. There could be so much out there who's light has not even reached us yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anubis View Post
    The fact that life on this planet exist in the most unbelieveable environments could be proof of life not existing by chance
    There is also growing evidence that life could have arisen multiple times totally independently on Earth, i.e. all life didn't evolve from the same source.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Our milky way galaxy is a 100,000 light years in diameter. That's such an unfathomable number and its just our galaxy.
    Yep! The nearest galaxy to us is 2.5 million light years away, and three's 100 Billion galaxies in the observable universe. This is without getting into inflationary theory.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Yes but it's still this planet, this life. I'm talking about other planets, other worlds, other galaxies.
    Its like asking if microbes exists in a time before the microscope.
    And do you know what form of earthly life i am talking about?
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    All this talk is getting me in the mood to watch Contact or Interstellar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Our understanding of our universe is just what we can observe. There could be so much out there who's light has not even reached us yet.
    hehe. Maybe tomorro we will see the light.

    this thread is bunkers. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Our understanding of our universe is just what we can observe. There could be so much out there who's light has not even reached us yet.
    Undoubtedly. There could be millions and millions of civilisations. There may only be us. Could something so freakish have happened that made life? Something which has never happened again, since or on any other planet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IDREAMOFGINI View Post
    hehe. Maybe tomorro we will see the light.

    this thread is bunkers. lol
    I like it. It allows us to understand the magnitude of the place where our existence is allowed to flourish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Undoubtedly. There could be millions and millions of civilisations. There may only be us. Could something so freakish have happened that made life? Something which has never happened again, since or on any other planet.
    My guess is this. There is life beyond us, but I don't believe any life will get to the point whereby their technology will reach such advanced levels that they will be able to meet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Undoubtedly. There could be millions and millions of civilisations. There may only be us. Could something so freakish have happened that made life? Something which has never happened again, since or on any other planet.
    One way to look at it is if the universe is infinite, then there must be infinite life out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    Yes but it's still this planet, this life. I'm talking about other planets, other worlds, other galaxies.
    Why do you think we are alone then? People have given their opinions and explanations are to why they think life is abundant in the universe, what's your logic? Because so far we've only found life on our own planet, that means it's unlikely to exist anywhere else? Eh? What are you expecting? Aliens to be flying around like Star Trek and little green men on the Moon? We can't even rule out the fact that there might not have been life on the planet next to us yet! How would we know if there was life out there, what would we be looking for?
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    Realistically I think that our first contact with Alien life will be through some kind of signal or transmission, rather than an actual close encounter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    I like it. It allows us to understand the magnitude of the place where our existence is allowed to flourish.
    We can dream and dream, but meanwhile the real world gets on with living a life, not trying to find another one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gegenpressing View Post
    One way to look at it is if the universe is infinite, then there must be infinite life out there.
    That's not right considering you only have one planet to go by. If we were to judge the universe by Jupiter or Neptune, we'd judge the universe to be empty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IDREAMOFGINI View Post
    We can dream and dream, but meanwhile the real world gets on with living a life, not trying to find another one.
    Everyone has a path. For some its in one field, for others its understanding how and why we are here. I don't think that's small time or dreaming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    My guess is this. There is life beyond us, but I don't believe any life will get to the point whereby their technology will reach such advanced levels that they will be able to meet.
    Its not technolgy, its life spans
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    That's not right considering you only have one planet to go by. If we were to judge the universe by Jupiter or Neptune, we'd judge the universe to be empty.
    Think you are missing the point of infinity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IDREAMOFGINI View Post
    We can dream and dream, but meanwhile the real world gets on with living a life, not trying to find another one.
    For some real life is 24 hours per day of reality tv.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vonStauffenberg View Post
    That's not right considering you only have one planet to go by. If we were to judge the universe by Jupiter or Neptune, we'd judge the universe to be empty.
    And that's ironically pretty much exactly what you are doing! You are judging the universe to be empty because we haven't found life in our immediate vicinity yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by IDREAMOFGINI View Post
    We can dream and dream, but meanwhile the real world gets on with living a life, not trying to find another one.
    Yeh this thread is clearly too much for you, maybe you should sit this one out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by steviewonder87 View Post
    And that's ironically pretty much exactly what you are doing! You are judging the universe to be empty because we haven't found life in our immediate vicinity yet?
    Did microbes exist before the 17 century?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gegenpressing View Post
    Think you are missing the point of infinity.
    Infinity is big and stuff isn't it? Having one of something doesn't mean there are more no matter how big the universe is? Having 17 trillion planets, galaxies, universes doesn't mean there are more life forms when you only have one as your guide.
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