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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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Re: gravity waves "detected" 487 Susan Doris 11-Feb-16 17:44
Re: gravity waves "detected" 380 Sirius7237 11-Feb-16 18:30
Re: gravity waves "detected" 473 laughin 11-Feb-16 21:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 392 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:23
Re: gravity waves "detected" 423 laughin 12-Feb-16 15:51
Re: gravity waves "detected" 279 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 16:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 382 laughin 13-Feb-16 18:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 432 JonnyMcA 13-Feb-16 18:41
Re: gravity waves "detected" 481 Me 15-Feb-16 15:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 354 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 392 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 294 D-Archer 14-Feb-16 11:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 318 carolb 14-Feb-16 14:54
Re: gravity waves "detected" 303 Sirius7237 14-Feb-16 20:08
Re: gravity waves "detected" 412 carolb 14-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 423 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 345 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:59
Re: gravity waves "detected" 320 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 363 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:29
Re: gravity waves "detected" 286 laughin 14-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 214 skakos 15-Feb-16 14:07
Re: gravity waves "detected" 312 Pete Vanderzwet 11-Feb-16 21:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 424 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:38
Onto Dark Energy waves! 372 Eddie Larry 11-Feb-16 21:34
It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 227 David L 12-Feb-16 12:50
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 311 Spiros 12-Feb-16 17:09
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 377 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 12:47
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 385 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:15
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 337 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 18:53
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 358 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:39
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 299 Aine 16-Feb-16 01:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 422 dong 12-Feb-16 18:36
Re: gravity waves "detected" 397 laughin 13-Feb-16 03:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 334 dong 16-Feb-16 07:41
Liego 339 laughin 15-Feb-16 04:17
Gravity Waves of Propaganda the Sequel 317 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 418 skakos 15-Feb-16 12:58
Re: gravity waves "detected" 374 Aine 15-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 235 carolb 16-Feb-16 00:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 322 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 11:47
Re: gravity waves "detected" 432 carolb 16-Feb-16 12:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 280 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 14:13
Re: gravity waves "detected" 291 carolb 16-Feb-16 14:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 270 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 15:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 369 carolb 16-Feb-16 16:27
Re: gravity waves "detected" 401 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 14:08
Really? 284 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:11
Re: Really? 392 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:32
Re: Really? 375 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 15:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 401 carolb 17-Feb-16 18:05
mods! 340 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 11:13
Re: mods! 426 carolb 18-Feb-16 14:14
Re: mods! 401 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 16:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 516 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 01:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 335 Aine 17-Feb-16 14:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 371 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 262 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:39
Re: gravity waves "detected" 320 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 17:37
Re: gravity waves "detected" 414 Aine 17-Feb-16 18:49
Re: gravity waves "detected" 366 laughin 16-Feb-16 20:24
Re: gravity waves "detected" 212 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 16:23
Gravy Waves 518 D-Archer 20-Feb-16 11:39
Playing devil’s advocate on the discovery of gravitational waves 465 laughin 02-Mar-16 18:23
Scientists: we're 100% convinced 300 laughin 07-Mar-16 17:13
Black holes and big bangs can't co-exist 402 laughin 13-Mar-16 04:52
Re: gravity waves "detected" 326 brett z 20-Apr-16 23:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 341 laughin 21-Apr-16 14:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 255 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:45
Re: gravity waves "detected" 204 laughin 10-May-16 13:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 269 OCaptain 10-May-16 13:21
Re: gravity waves "detected" 322 laughin 10-May-16 19:25
Re: gravity waves "detected" 449 OCaptain 10-May-16 22:56
Re: gravity waves "detected" 326 laughin 11-May-16 15:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 409 JonnyMcA 11-May-16 16:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 431 laughin 12-May-16 16:26
pompousness "detected" 367 laughin 18-May-16 15:25
bump- 2 weeks 468 laughin 27-May-16 15:02
Re: bump- 3 weeks 404 laughin 02-Jun-16 23:20
Re: bump- 4 weeks and why isn't Carolb patrolling the threads 420 laughin 10-Jun-16 15:42
Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 378 laughin 04-May-16 13:15
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 411 D-Archer 09-May-16 19:05
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 210 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:46
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 430 laughin 10-May-16 13:27
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 271 OCaptain 10-May-16 16:39
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 333 laughin 10-May-16 19:10
how many times can you change the rules and still get a black hole 314 laughin 08-Jun-16 14:00
LIGO press conf, June 15 340 brett z 15-Jun-16 11:53
Re: LIGO press conf, June 15 345 D-Archer 15-Jun-16 14:48


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