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Nolondil Wrote:
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> Edit: The elements contained in the alloys must be
> known. The universe is made up of the same stuff.
> So what exactly do they mean by "unidentifiable"?
>
>
> Very good observation. This is a classic example
> of what the skeptics call 'woo'. Elements are
> elements. They can be identified through all sorts
> of methods, even when combined with others in
> compounds such as minerals or alloys. Claiming
> that some physical substance 'cannot be
> identified' is just melodramatic garbage like you
> would read in (poor) scifi stories.

Well, I'll give them the benefit of the doubt. They're journalists, not physicists. It probably would have been better to say an alloy we're not familiar with, or an alloy with a molecular arrangement we've never seen before.

Or something along those lines.

1984 was a warning, not a how-to guide.

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The Pentagon's UFO Program 2746 Aine 17-Dec-17 19:48
Mod Note > Topic Moved 276 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Dec-17 20:10
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Re: Fighter aircraft 352 Aine 17-Dec-17 21:24
Oh please! 312 Reagent 17-Dec-17 22:40
Re: Oh please! 270 Aine 17-Dec-17 22:55
Apologies! 266 Reagent 17-Dec-17 23:14
Re: Apologies! 239 Aine 17-Dec-17 23:17
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Re: No Worries 219 Aine 18-Dec-17 15:31
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Re: Fun, too 217 Aine 18-Dec-17 18:59
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Re: We are not alone; neither are they 218 Sirhope 19-Dec-17 09:34
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Re: Here, Loki - Lazar's Credibility 237 Loki74 18-Dec-17 11:01
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 218 Loki74 18-Dec-17 00:22
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 248 Aine 18-Dec-17 18:10
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 255 Poster Boy 18-Dec-17 18:25
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Re: 1 of 2: The Pentagon's UFO Program 143 Aine 29-Mar-18 00:40
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 217 Susan Doris 18-Dec-17 10:09
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 214 Aine 18-Dec-17 15:56
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 276 Poster Boy 18-Dec-17 17:34
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 186 Aine 18-Dec-17 15:46
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 263 Vanya 18-Dec-17 07:36
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Re: Already posted 255 Vanya 18-Dec-17 10:09
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 278 Aine 18-Dec-17 15:54
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 219 Vanya 19-Dec-17 07:03
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Re: This today 285 Aine 20-Dec-17 01:03
Re: This today 211 Aine 20-Dec-17 18:40
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Re: This today 179 Archaic 21-Dec-17 02:00
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Re: very limited consideration imv 209 Aine 21-Dec-17 01:37
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Re: try to envision 189 Nolondil 21-Dec-17 02:23
Re: try to envision 185 Archaic 21-Dec-17 04:24
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Re: This today 187 Aine 21-Dec-17 01:34
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Re: This today 176 Aine 22-Dec-17 23:37
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 206 WhoWeird 21-Dec-17 02:18
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