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Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

From: Henny van der Pluijm <hvdp@worldonline.nl>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 04:02:46 +0100 (MET)
Fwd Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 22:20:09 -0500
Subject: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

>Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 21:41:52 -0400
>From: Gunslinger Peat <101653.2205@compuserve.com> [Peter Brookesmith]
>Subject: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>,

>The Duke of Mendoza presents his compliments between guffaws.

>>Date: Sun, 19 Oct 1997 20:17:08 +0200 (MET DST)
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>>From: Henny van der Pluijm <hvdp@worldonline.nl>
>>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

>>I eyeballed the date months ago and I phoned the New Scientist
>>editors in London. The article was not an April Fools' joke.

>If you'd care to post the name of the editor you spoke and the
>date you did so, I'll happily cross check this.

>Now, will you tell me how someone can measure the exact speed of
>a signal traveling at FTL speeds with instruments that operate at
>or less than the speed of light? Or how an EM microwave can travel
>at FTL speeds without turning into something different from an
>EM microwave?

>Have you any idea of how long it takes EM radiation to cross
>12cm of space at c? 1/2,500,000,000 of a second. Know any cheap kit
>that can measure periods of time like that?

>And do please show us all where Snowbird, Utah, that world-renowned
>conference center, is on the map. I may want to visit one day.

>And do please use the brain the good Lord gave you, just for once.

>Yours &c
>Polyfilla D. Mangrove
>Swamp Light


Peter,

Having noted your apparent lack of physical and mental exercise
these days, I suggest you get out of your armchair, use those
legs the good Lord gave you and move yourself to the nearest
university library. I'm sure you can find everything you want
about this article there and more.



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