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laughin Wrote:
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> OCaptain Wrote:
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> > laughin Wrote:
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> > > hi bz,
> > >
> > > isn't it odd at the certainty "scientists"
> have
> > > with this event.
> > > both the "sound of two black holes colliding"
> > > originally detected
> > > and now this burst of gamma radiation,
> > especially
> > > when "no radiation
> > > was expected" since nothing can escape a
> black
> > > hole.
> > >
> > > if it doesn't walk like a duck,
> > > or talk like a duck
> > > maybe it's not a duck
> > > so instead of modifying "how black holes
> work"
> > > to fit the new data
> > > admit something is amiss
> > >
> > > they found something, just not "two black
> holes
> > > colliding"
> >
> >
> > Like what? Using your duck theory, what best
> fits
> > the data?
>
> I don't have anything that fits the data
> the thing is.... neither do they
> so why not just say "here's something interesting
> let's put it in the unknown column for now"


Black Holes do best fit the data. The fact that the observation revealed something unexpected is a confirmation that the science is working. It is imperfect, hence they are having to go back and revisit some assumptions. It doesn't upend black holes existing at all.

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gravity waves "detected" 1508 laughin 11-Feb-16 16:34
Re: gravity waves "detected" 534 Susan Doris 11-Feb-16 17:44
Re: gravity waves "detected" 425 Sirius7237 11-Feb-16 18:30
Re: gravity waves "detected" 526 laughin 11-Feb-16 21:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 443 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:23
Re: gravity waves "detected" 483 laughin 12-Feb-16 15:51
Re: gravity waves "detected" 330 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 16:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 434 laughin 13-Feb-16 18:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 480 JonnyMcA 13-Feb-16 18:41
Re: gravity waves "detected" 538 Me 15-Feb-16 15:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 398 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 437 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 331 D-Archer 14-Feb-16 11:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 348 carolb 14-Feb-16 14:54
Re: gravity waves "detected" 346 Sirius7237 14-Feb-16 20:08
Re: gravity waves "detected" 447 carolb 14-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 457 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 384 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:59
Re: gravity waves "detected" 362 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 402 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:29
Re: gravity waves "detected" 316 laughin 14-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 252 skakos 15-Feb-16 14:07
Re: gravity waves "detected" 347 Pete Vanderzwet 11-Feb-16 21:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 469 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:38
Onto Dark Energy waves! 409 Eddie Larry 11-Feb-16 21:34
It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 266 David L 12-Feb-16 12:50
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 355 Spiros 12-Feb-16 17:09
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 417 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 12:47
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 428 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:15
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 381 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 18:53
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 399 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:39
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 333 Aine 16-Feb-16 01:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 468 dong 12-Feb-16 18:36
Re: gravity waves "detected" 454 laughin 13-Feb-16 03:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 380 dong 16-Feb-16 07:41
Liego 379 laughin 15-Feb-16 04:17
Gravity Waves of Propaganda the Sequel 367 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 447 skakos 15-Feb-16 12:58
Re: gravity waves "detected" 416 Aine 15-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 286 carolb 16-Feb-16 00:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 361 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 11:47
Re: gravity waves "detected" 500 carolb 16-Feb-16 12:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 321 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 14:13
Re: gravity waves "detected" 335 carolb 16-Feb-16 14:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 309 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 15:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 433 carolb 16-Feb-16 16:27
Re: gravity waves "detected" 437 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 14:08
Really? 335 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:11
Re: Really? 442 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:32
Re: Really? 429 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 15:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 436 carolb 17-Feb-16 18:05
mods! 386 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 11:13
Re: mods! 470 carolb 18-Feb-16 14:14
Re: mods! 462 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 16:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 547 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 01:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 369 Aine 17-Feb-16 14:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 410 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 299 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:39
Re: gravity waves "detected" 377 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 17:37
Re: gravity waves "detected" 466 Aine 17-Feb-16 18:49
Re: gravity waves "detected" 409 laughin 16-Feb-16 20:24
Re: gravity waves "detected" 256 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 16:23
Gravy Waves 569 D-Archer 20-Feb-16 11:39
Playing devil’s advocate on the discovery of gravitational waves 514 laughin 02-Mar-16 18:23
Scientists: we're 100% convinced 339 laughin 07-Mar-16 17:13
Black holes and big bangs can't co-exist 442 laughin 13-Mar-16 04:52
Re: gravity waves "detected" 378 brett z 20-Apr-16 23:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 388 laughin 21-Apr-16 14:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 298 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:45
Re: gravity waves "detected" 244 laughin 10-May-16 13:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 320 OCaptain 10-May-16 13:21
Re: gravity waves "detected" 366 laughin 10-May-16 19:25
Re: gravity waves "detected" 482 OCaptain 10-May-16 22:56
Re: gravity waves "detected" 380 laughin 11-May-16 15:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 471 JonnyMcA 11-May-16 16:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 480 laughin 12-May-16 16:26
pompousness "detected" 412 laughin 18-May-16 15:25
bump- 2 weeks 520 laughin 27-May-16 15:02
Re: bump- 3 weeks 453 laughin 02-Jun-16 23:20
Re: bump- 4 weeks and why isn't Carolb patrolling the threads 447 laughin 10-Jun-16 15:42
Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 435 laughin 04-May-16 13:15
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 441 D-Archer 09-May-16 19:05
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 258 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:46
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 467 laughin 10-May-16 13:27
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 313 OCaptain 10-May-16 16:39
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 367 laughin 10-May-16 19:10
how many times can you change the rules and still get a black hole 358 laughin 08-Jun-16 14:00
LIGO press conf, June 15 400 brett z 15-Jun-16 11:53
Re: LIGO press conf, June 15 385 D-Archer 15-Jun-16 14:48


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