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Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculouso

From: Loy Pressley <lpressle@webwide.net>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 07:16:01 -0700
Fwd Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 20:34:39 -0400
Subject: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculouso

> Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 13:02:13 +0100
> From: Mike Smith <mickey@anix.co.uk>
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculouso

> Hi all,

> Loy Pressley wrote:

> > Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 13:22:49 -0700
> > From: Loy Pressley <lpressle@webwide.net>
> > To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> > Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculouso

> [Snip]

> Just some general points about my post and interstellar travel.

> Given our present level of technology and the political will,
> it is possible for us to build craft cabable of between 10 and 25%
> SPEOL.

> We also have an understanding of other newer technologies that may
> in the future provide even faster speeds. All of this is well
> documented and understood.

> I was merely tring to point out that, 'Can aliens travel from there
> to here ?' is a stupid question to ask. If it is possible for us to
> do this at our present technological level, without resort to warp
> drive or anti-gravity, then another more technologically advanced
> society could get here no problem.

I agree with what you're saying.  If you, as I do, believe that
they are here, then an argument that they can't get here is
purely rhetorical.  I did not mean to imply that we could not
have visitors from another star system because physical laws
prohibit travel over such great distances.

What I did mean to say was that travel between the stars at less
than light speed is impractical even with the time dilation
effect unless you are an extremely long lived race.  Therefore;
visitors from other star systems must either be very long lived
or be using some type of propulsion system that allows faster
than light speeds.

My personal opinion (unsupported by any facts or observation,
i.e., a guess) is that they use some kind of field generated
around the ship that causes the ship and occupants to have zero
mass.  For all intents and purposes, something with zero mass
will not interact with anything in this universe; therefore it
could be propelled with almost no fuel and could accelerate
forever if need be.  No shielding would be required because the
craft and occupants could not be affected by anything that had
mass.  Use of such a field might account for the blurred
appearance of most UFO images and, if the field could be
projected, account for abductees descriptions of floating through
walls, etc.  Likewise, we can never shoot down a UFO who is
operating with this field energized because an object fired at it
could not interact with it.  Having the ability to generate a
field that renders things massless explains a lot of the observed
characteristics of UFOs.

<BIG SNIP>

> Okay, now we get to quantum physics.

> > > The Quantum Tunneling effect is one of these. This
> > > is okay, its accepted.

> > Please explain.

<SNIP>

>  As you can hopefully understand, this is quite a science-shattering
> event and is therefore subjected to even more scepticism than possibly
> even ufology.

Thanks for the great explanation.  I can understand...the speed
of light is deemed to be pretty sacred by most physicists.

Thanks, Mike, for the discussion and the URLs.  Even though
thinking about light speed, quantum effects, etc., usually gives
me a big headache (I usually get caught in an infinite
IF/THEN/ELSE loop), I'll check out the URLs.

Loy




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