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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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Mod Note > Topic Moved 315 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Dec-17 20:10
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Re: Fighter aircraft 389 Aine 17-Dec-17 21:24
Oh please! 346 Reagent 17-Dec-17 22:40
Re: Oh please! 304 Aine 17-Dec-17 22:55
Apologies! 305 Reagent 17-Dec-17 23:14
Re: Apologies! 271 Aine 17-Dec-17 23:17
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Re: Fun, too 246 Aine 18-Dec-17 18:59
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Re: Here, Loki - Lazar's Credibility 269 Loki74 18-Dec-17 11:01
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 282 Aine 18-Dec-17 18:10
Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 290 Poster Boy 18-Dec-17 18:25
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Re: 2 of 2: The Pentagon's UFO Program 215 Poster Boy 18-Dec-17 19:09
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Re: 1 of 2: The Pentagon's UFO Program 171 Aine 29-Mar-18 00:40
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 243 Aine 18-Dec-17 15:56
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Re: This today 316 Aine 20-Dec-17 01:03
Re: This today 238 Aine 20-Dec-17 18:40
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Re: very limited consideration imv 249 Aine 21-Dec-17 01:37
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Re: The Pentagon's UFO Program 237 WhoWeird 21-Dec-17 02:18
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