[ExI] diamond planet
spike66 at att.net
Fri Aug 26 15:57:17 UTC 2011
... On Behalf Of Adrian Tymes
Subject: Re: [ExI] diamond planet
> Subject: [ExI] diamond planet
>...The article only suggests there's evidence for crystalline carbon. Why
couldn't it be graphite?
The kinds of pressure found in stars forms diamond. It is more dense than
>>>...If the relative rarity of this configuration is evidence of
>>... The relative rarity of this configuration is not evidence of
engineering. On the contrary, it seems reasonable to assume that anything
> be engineered should be common.
>...Assuming intelligent life is common...
Intelligence on this one example of a planet is now on the verge of
colonizing the entire galaxy. We could have that task started in the next
thousand years and finished within a few million. If we are the only ones
here, that would in some ways actually make it easier.
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