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Re: starship-design: Europa

At 4:25 PM 8/14/96, Philip Bakelaar wrote:
>At 02:28 PM 8/14/96 -0500, Kelly Starks x7066 MS 10-39 wrote:
>>At 12:02 PM 8/14/96, Steve VanDevender wrote:
>>>Kelly Starks writes:
>>> > In case anyone missed it, NASA anounced yesterday that Galaleo photos of
>>> > Europa show what looks like signed of a under ice liquid water ocean.
>>> > a life zone.  All in all their having a good month!
>>> >
>>> > <Damn forgot to forward the anouncement here to forward out.>
>>>Soon the alien starships will enter the Solar System and remove all
>>>doubt :-)  We could then pick their brains for design concepts.
>>If they're big disks, hovering over our major cities, I'm going to be
>>pissed!  ;)
>Remember guys, all you need is a Macintosh, and we can all save the world!

Was there ever a doubt?

>(Let's just hope The Brain is a faithful IBM user!) ;)

>>> > Kelly
>>> >
>>> > P.S.
>>> > Am I the only one who wasn't particularly suprized or impresed by the
>>> > Marian fossil discovery?
>>>I actually wasn't that shocked by the concept; my reaction to
>>>"Extraterrestrial life found" would be "Well, duh."  Considering the
>>>tenuous nature of their evidence, I'm waiting to hear about further
>>>results and analysis of that meteorite to see if anything more
>>>conclusive develops.
>>Agreed.  It looks likely.  By then it always did.
>I wonder if their announcement was a little premature? (Surely they
>didn't have the Martian single-cell action figures made yet?) :)
>But seriously... ???

They did too!, and they're doing great in the ameoba-are-us stores!  8)

>>It might at least get NASA to consider the possibility of active life forms
>>in their designs.  (Admin desision was that we proved nothing alive is at
>>Mars.  And people wounder why D.C. shouldn't be trusted with hard
>They really said that, huh? Amazing...

The policy was (and probably still is) that the question of current life on
Mars is closed.  Thats why they only talk about discovering fossil life.


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