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    If we could actually travel there - and it was habitable there would be a heck of a political battle about which countries were going to get to use the resources.

    People would be sticking flags all over the place and be claiming this that and the other.

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    Well we can't travel there and I very highly doubt we ever will even send a probe there let alone actually get there in person. My guess is that 600 light years (while 'in the neighborhood on a galactic scale') will pretty much always be beyond the capabilities of the human race. And if we did somehow manage to do it, our society, technology, culture (and likely even biology) would have to be so altered from what it is now that the notion of nations and planting flags would probably be irrelevant (no doubt replaced by other issues). It would be like cavemen worrying about how they were going to find animals to make their clothes if they ever lived on the moon.

    Anyway, the important thing to wait for is an atmospheric analysis. For all we know, it could be like Venus with temperature at 700+ Kelvin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silentstriker View Post
    Well we can't travel there and I very highly doubt we ever will even send a probe there let alone actually get there in person. My guess is that 600 light years (while 'in the neighborhood on a galactic scale') will pretty much always be beyond the capabilities of the human race. And if we did somehow manage to do it, our society, technology, culture (and likely even biology) would have to be so altered from what it is now that the notion of nations and planting flags would probably be irrelevant (no doubt replaced by other issues). It would be like cavemen worrying about how they were going to find animals to make their clothes if they ever lived on the moon.

    Anyway, the important thing to wait for is an atmospheric analysis. For all we know, it could be like Venus with temperature at 700+ Kelvin.
    TBF if we could travel 600 light years we could deal with the temperature.
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    do you think i could get a job there
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    do you think i could get a job there
    Only if you were able to can the twitter jokes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    TBF if we could travel 600 light years we could deal with the temperature.
    If we could travel 600 light years, we wouldn't need to travel 600 light years to find a planet to fix up .

    In any case, it's of course still worth knowing about this planet even if we can't ever go there. I didn't mention the temperature to see if we could fix it, but if there is any possibility of life as we know it being possible there.

    Will be interesting to see atmospheric studies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Only if you were able to can the twitter jokes.

    So no.
    Earth 2 wouldn't have any laws yet so I could probably just create Twitter and become super rich



    I'd also probably have to create the entire technology world as we know it so that'll probably be costy. Anyone know the credit situation over on Earth 2?

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    Predicting Earth 2 to be nowhere near as good as Earth.

    Earth 3 to be terrible and released direct to DVD. Earth 4 to have production halted midway through due to lack of investment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I dibs the oil reserves.
    jokes on you the usa secretly raided them last night

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    http://www.abc.net.au/news/linkableb...r-22b-data.jpg

    High resolution pic. Not sure if its an artist's rendition or whatever but I don't see any land mass in the pic. Are they usually not visible at that distance in pictures?

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    Am happy with this Earth itbt. Would cost me too much money to transport all my belongings 600 light years away.
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