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Alpha Centauri (Rigel Kent) has a planet.

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« on: October 17, 2012, 11:05:15 AM »

This is great.Only a hop, skip and jump if the ANC and Malema stuff up too much.
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/10/16/alpha-centauri-has-a-planet/
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2012, 11:26:19 AM »

That is great, I wonder if there is any planets in the habitable zone. Seems we are finding more planets in multiple star systems which is good news.
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2012, 11:54:01 AM »

This is why I want immortality and/or fast space travel in my lifetime.

It would be cool if it were in the habitable zone (see what I did there?), however: imagine travelling there and SEEING it with your very own eyes! Imagine sending a probe with 3d camera's to record it, the first extra-solar planet visited by man. I just had shivers.
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2012, 13:50:43 PM »

Perhaps the bloke in your avatar pic will soon give orders to lay in a course for the Alpha Centauri system. And..... engage!
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2012, 13:53:53 PM »

Perhaps the bloke in your avatar pic will soon give orders to lay in a course for the Alpha Centauri system. And..... engage!

Warp 3, Scotty!
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2012, 15:09:34 PM »

A robotic exoplanet mission launching today "would require about 40,000 years to get to Alpha Centauri," Greg Laughlin, an astronomer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, told reporters Tuesday.

http://www.space.com/18092-alien-planet-alpha-centauri-exploration.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+spaceheadlines+%28SPACE.com+Headline+Feed%29
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2012, 15:21:38 PM »

Perhaps the bloke in your avatar pic will soon give orders to lay in a course for the Alpha Centauri system. And..... engage!

Warp 3, Scotty!

She cunt taek much more o'this, Cuptin!

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