New evidence indicates auroras occur outside our solar system

Jan 21, 2013

University of Leicester planetary scientists have found new evidence suggesting auroras – similar to Earth's Aurora Borealis - occur on bodies outside our solar system.

occur on several planets within our solar system, and the brightest - on Jupiter – are 100 times brighter than those on Earth. However, no auroras have yet been observed beyond Neptune.

A new study led by University of Leicester lecturer Dr Jonathan Nichols has shown that processes strikingly similar to those which power Jupiter's auroras could be responsible for detected from a number of objects outside our solar system.

In addition, the radio emissions are powerful enough to be detectable across interstellar distances – meaning that auroras could provide an effective way of observing new objects outside our solar system.

Auroras occur when charged particles in an object's collide with atoms in its , causing them to glow.  However, before hitting the atmosphere, these particles also emit into space.

The study, Origin of Electron Cyclotron Induced Radio Emissions at Ultracool Dwarfs: Magnetosphere- Coupling Currents, which recently appeared in the , shows that this phenomenon is not limited to our solar system.

It shows that the radio emissions from a number of ultracool dwarfs may be caused in a very similar, but significantly more powerful, way to Jupiter's auroras.

Dr Nichols, a Lecturer and Research Fellow in the University of Leicester's Department of Physics and Astronomy, said: "We have recently shown that beefed-up versions of the auroral processes on Jupiter are able to account for the radio emissions observed from certain "ultracool dwarfs" - bodies which comprise the very lowest mass stars - and "brown dwarfs" - 'failed stars' which lie in between planets and stars in terms of mass. 

"These results strongly suggest that auroras do occur on bodies outside our solar system, and the auroral radio emissions are powerful enough  - one hundred thousand times brighter than Jupiter's - to be detectable across interstellar distances."

The paper, which also involved researchers at the Center for Space Physics, Boston University, USA, could have major implications for the detection of planets and objects outside our which could not be discovered with other methods.

What's more, the radio emission could provide us with key information about the length of the planet's day, the strength of its magnetic field, how the planet interacts with its parent star and even whether it has any moons.

Dr Nichols added: "I am part of a group who have recently been awarded time on the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) - centred in the Netherlands but with stations across a number of countries in northern Europe including the UK -  to try to observe auroras on exoplanets, so hopefully there will be some interesting results soon."

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More information: Paper: iopscience.iop.org/0004-637X/760/1/59

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obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (16) Jan 21, 2013
Perhaps SETI should investigate these "radio emissions" and their planetary aurora origins; including the terrestrial, exoplanets and interstellar aurora and radio emission origins emanating from all these sources. These might all be sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances. What better way (presumably) to communicate than radio emissions in tandem with the lights from auroras that can be detected across a galaxy or solar system. There could be a language there.

This might be a breakthrough that SETI has been looking for all these years but didn't know where and how to find it.
Ultracool dwarfs and brown dwarfs (failed stars) might be used to bounce these messages off of as a more powerful method of message transmission across vast distances.

(Thinking outside of the rigid science wall)
m(%)m
visualhawk
4.6 / 5 (11) Jan 21, 2013
Really ?

Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again
cantdrive85
2.3 / 5 (21) Jan 21, 2013
Really ?

Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again

Agreed. Kristian Birkelands Terella Experiments show that aurora are expected on charged bodies in a plasma environment.
Infinum
2.2 / 5 (6) Jan 21, 2013
I am surprised that in XXI century somebody would still think laws of physics might be confined only to our solar system.
rkolter
4.8 / 5 (6) Jan 21, 2013
Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again


This is exactly what I thought at first.

But then I realized I was being jaded. Aurorae acting as a source of radio emissions may be common sense... but it also is not something you hear much about. It's also another baby step for people who might NEED baby steps, to understanding the solar system isn't a particularly unique place.

So, with hindsight, I like this article.
obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (12) Jan 21, 2013
Really ?

Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again
-Visualhawk

It may be highly improbable, if not impossible. But, can you say with absolute conviction that it couldn't be done? Or that it hasn't been thought of by intelligent life elsewhere?

The point is that we don't know, and might never know if astronomers think the way you and many others do. I shouldn't pick you in particular since you might be a modern visionary. Not saying that you are wrong necessarily, but it's an alternative proposition for cosmologists to experiment with.
Quite possibly, the same physics in those planets and failed stars should be similar to our solar system.

As mankind has never ventured out that far, and only depend on currently manufactured instruments to see the universal components, I wouldn't be so hasty to denigrate something that could be possible.
obama_socks
1.3 / 5 (12) Jan 21, 2013
Really ?

Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again
-VisualHawk

http://phys.org/n...rse.html

This link might help.
Anda
2.7 / 5 (7) Jan 21, 2013
"The study, Origin of Electron Cyclotron Maser Induced Radio Emissions at Ultracool Dwarfs"
That's the title of their study, if someone missed it. Ultracool dwarfs...
Keep on smoking shit, great engineer ofmy_socks, obama.
GSwift7
3.2 / 5 (9) Jan 22, 2013
Why would the physic of stellar radiation and magnetic fields surrounding planets be any different in other stellar systems.

This is one of those 'Duh' articles again


I think the point here is that some of the auroras are strong enough that they emit radio signals that should be detectable from Earth. Furthermore, if such signals can be reliably detected, there's quite a bit of information about the source contained in the emissions. The opportunity to glean information about exoplanets which we have no other way of obtaining is very exciting. The opportunity to detect exoplanets that would otherwise be undetectable is equally exciting. This might offer a way to detect Earth-sized planets that do not eclipse their star from our point of view. Additionally, this method selectively detects only bodies with an atmosphere, since a body without an atmosphere would not produce an aurora.
obama_socks
1.4 / 5 (9) Jan 23, 2013

The link I provided, "Nature's Laws May Vary Across The Universe" is an alternative view, whether correct or not, just as I have submitted another alternative of my own, whether correct or not. It seems that the flat-Earthers of Physorg do not see possibilities, but would rather keep to those that are tried and proven...for the moment until something else is published in this website that flat-Earthers can cling to...again for the moment.
I prefer to consider many possibilities in science, rather than a narrow portion that doesn't allow for anything else but the flavor of the month.
Perhaps we are not alone in the Universe but no alien intelligence likes us...or would want to.

I do not understand why SETI hasn't detected these radio emissions before. However, it is possible that they had an idea that they existed but ignored it if there was no intermittent pattern that would indicate E.T. messages being sent.

The discovery of Earthlike planets by that aurora method is amazing.
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.4 / 5 (22) Jan 24, 2013
I do not understand
-why the people in the thread are ignoring your ignorance? Because they can tell by the content of your posts that you are a fucking moron.

Pussytard - how would aliens modulate the magnetospheres of their planets to produce a coded signal and then send it off in some specific direction? Wouldnt this take a LOT more energy than just producing a regular signal at the appropriate frequency?

Why do you think everything that pops into that damaged brain of yours is worth posting? Why do you think that assembling random words like 'aurora' and 'aliens' and 'SETI' produces anything of value at all?

HOW FUCKING STUPID ARE YOU???
I do not understand why SETI hasn't detected these radio emissions before.
Because no one there is as ignorant as you? Just guessing-
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.2 / 5 (22) Jan 24, 2013
The discovery of Earthlike planets by that aurora method is amazing.
"the auroral radio emissions are powerful enough - one hundred thousand times brighter than Jupiter's..."

Jupiter is not an earthlike planet you imbecile.
obama_socks
1.7 / 5 (11) Jan 24, 2013
The discovery of Earthlike planets by that aurora method is amazing.
"the auroral radio emissions are powerful enough - one hundred thousand times brighter than Jupiter's..." Jupiter is not an earthlike planet you imbecile.
-Theghostofblotto/FrankHerbert Blotto, it seems that YOU continue to be the imbecile, you fucking asshole...you still don't know how to read. I never said that Jupiter is Earthlike...that is another example of your appalling lack of reading comprehension except for your ability to cut and paste from Wikipedia, and you post your idiocy and stupidity with the hope of getting people to like you. Nobody likes you except when you get your sock puppets like FrankHerbert to express its sock puppet bullshit in your favor. Show me where you THINK I said that Jupiter is Earthlike, dimwit...and then go take your meds.

Blotto the crank...Maybe you need a little suck suck from your boyfriend, RitchieGuy...he seems to be only too willing...have fun.
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.4 / 5 (22) Jan 25, 2013
I never said that Jupiter is Earthlike...
No you said the procedures described in the article could be used to analyze earthlike planets when it is talking about planets much larger than Jupiter. Earthlike planets do not produce auroras one hundred thousand times brighter than Jupiters now do they? Do they pussytard?
Nobody likes you
'-and so we won't let you in our secret club.' Well it is true that none of your downrating sickpuppets like me.

You ARE a little kid aren't you? But even little kids aren't as willfully ignorant as you. Nobody likes willful ignorance pussytard.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (13) Jan 27, 2013
In Blotto's haste to condemn my comments due to Blotto's obvious obsession with either me (or my ideas) - and my recognition of the benefits that this method would have for the SETI program...Blotto has failed to take notice of what GSwift7 commented on, in his post above mine. GSwift7 said, among other things:

GSwift7 Jan 22, 2013 Rank: not rated yet
"...if such signals can be reliably detected, there's quite a bit of information about the source contained in the emissions. The opportunity to glean information about exoplanets which we have no other way of obtaining is very exciting. The opportunity to detect exoplanets that would otherwise be undetectable is equally exciting. This might offer a way to detect Earth-sized planets that do not eclipse their star from our point of view. Additionally, this method selectively detects only bodies with an atmosphere, since a body without an atmosphere would not produce an aurora."

My comments were in answer to what GSwift7 mentioned.

obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (13) Jan 27, 2013
(contd) GSwift7's comment was right above mine, but Theghostofotto1923/Blotto, (with the same demented mentally challenged thoughts of exacting revenge on the one person whose comments and revelations about Blotto's sock puppetry are as irritating to Blotto as poison ivy (LOL)), has caused Blotto to completely IGNORE the words from GSwift7 on which I partially based MY comments. Blotto...WHAT PART OF GSWIFT7's COMMENT DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND?? GSwift7 said: "This might offer a way to detect Earth-sized planets that do not eclipse their star from our point of view." As he said, "Earth-sized" , I took it one step further and said, "Earthlike". As Theghostofotto1923 has a problem with my agreeing with GSwift7's comment, I can only ask Blotto the same question, which is: Blotto, HOW FUCKING STUPID ARE YOU??? Answer: Blotto is VERY FUCKING STUPID and proud of it. AND, of course, I NEVER said that the planet Jupiter is Earthlike. It's ALL in Blotto's deranged mind.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (13) Jan 27, 2013
Oh and BTW...I don't have any downrating sock puppets. If anyone is downrating Theghostofotto1923/FrankHerbert/Blotto's other sock puppets, it must be because they don't like Blotto/FrankHerbert's stupid comments. I don't have the time to rate anyone's comments, being that I am gainfully employed and spend a lot of time reading Engineering Journals and other technical periodicals. I used to rate only 5/5 on some people whose comments I thought germane and correct, but my 5 ratings were mostly countered with lower scores, so I do not rate other peoples' posts any longer.
Blotto is also obsessed with Pussycat_Eyes which Blotto calls "pussytard". I am NOT that person, but Blotto is mentally deranged, and that is why Blotto continues to say pussytard, as though there is someone by that name. What a sicko
FrankHerbert2
1.9 / 5 (14) Jan 27, 2013
I don't have any downrating sock puppets.

racistblackguy
Ghost_Busters
Anudda_Nigg_In_FrankHerberts_Ass
One_mo_Nigg_Up_FrankHerberts_Ass
GoatsofOtto

Those are just a few.
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.3 / 5 (23) Jan 28, 2013
Sorry pussytard you said:
The discovery of Earthlike planets by that aurora method is amazing.
-like it was already being done. Which it's not.

But you haven't addressed this steaming pile yet:
These might all be sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances. What better way (presumably) to communicate than radio emissions in tandem with the lights from auroras
Pussytard - how would aliens modulate the magnetospheres of their planets to produce a coded signal and then send it off in some specific direction? Wouldnt this take a LOT more energy than just producing a regular signal at the appropriate frequency?
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.4 / 5 (21) Jan 28, 2013
Oh and BTW...I don't have any downrating sock puppets.
Sure you do. Either you or one of your inbred relations or commune members. You've already admitted that more than one person posts under some of your sickpuppets, and that you share them with like-minded dimwits like yourself.

They might think this is clever in the ozarks, but most people elsewhere would consider this dishonest, and rude, and pathetic. You want people to trust you but you flood this site with utter nonsense and then you gangrate people out of spite when they show you how lame you are, and uprate yourself.

But please, explain how and why aliens would modulate the magnetosphere of an entire planet just to send you good tidings. Did you consider that this was perhaps a little unrealistic (stupid)? Did you think about it at all before you plopped it here? Why would you think people wouldn't make fun of you for producing an unending streak of such CRAP?
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
I don't have any downrating sock puppets.

racistblackguy
Ghost_Busters
Anudda_Nigg_In_FrankHerberts_Ass
One_mo_Nigg_Up_FrankHerberts_Ass
GoatsofOtto

Those are just a few.
-FrankHerbert2 aka FrankHerbert, a sock puppet of Theghostofotto1923

LOL...nope, they are not MY sock puppets. I already said that I don't have any sock puppets, while Blotto continues to create more and more sock puppets, adding a number or changing a number or letter...any method of sock puppetry to make everyone believe that Blotto has a big crowd of "friends".

LOL...too funny.
FrankHerbert2
2.3 / 5 (16) Jan 28, 2013
1. I'm not Otto.
2. Do you really think I expect people here to think I'm a different person because I put a number after my name? It was done intentionally because I'm NOT trying to hide under a new name. I want people to know it is me. How do you always manage to miss the obvious?

But to the point, the idea of aurorae-as-communication is mind-bendingly stupid. Go ask the nurse for some lithium, poor tardboy.
obama_socks
2 / 5 (8) Jan 28, 2013
Sorry pussytard you said:
The discovery of Earthlike planets by that aurora method is amazing.
-like it was already being done. Which it's not.
-Theghostofotto1923/pussytard/FrankHerbert

Yes...it IS amazing. Do you not consider that discovery amazing too? Perhaps you are a true flat-Earther and don't believe that such discoveries are amazing!!

I never said that it's being done...yet. I merely said that it's amazing. So you don't think this discovery by real scientists is amazing? That obviously means that you are not a supporter of science. Too bad.

The article says, which you choose to ignore: "Dr Jonathan Nichols has shown that processes strikingly similar to those which power Jupiter's auroras could be responsible for radio emissions detected from a number of objects outside our solar system."
STRIKINGLY SIMILAR TO THOSE WHICH POWER JUPITER'S AURORAS.

Are you able to comprehend that much? Presuming you do, I will continue.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
"In addition, the radio emissions are powerful enough to be detectable across interstellar distances –" meaning that auroras could provide an effective way of observing new objects outside our solar system."

GSwift7 said: "This might offer a way to detect Earth-sized planets that do not eclipse their star from our point of view." As he said, "Earth-sized" , I took it one step further and said, "Earthlike".

"TO DETECT EARTH-SIZED PLANETS" using the aforesaid method which is a scientific discovery. SETI needs to use this process to look for intelligent aliens on other planets outside of this solar system.

Observing new objects using this new method COULD lead to discovery of what I said:
"These might all be sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances."

Notice that I said "MIGHT ALL BE"?
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
1. I'm not Otto.
2. Do you really think I expect people here to think I'm a different person because I put a number after my name? It was done intentionally because I'm NOT trying to hide under a new name. I want people to know it is me. How do you always manage to miss the obvious?

But to the point, the idea of aurorae-as-communication is mind-bendingly stupid. Go ask the nurse for some lithium, poor tardboy.
-FrankHerbert2 - the new sock puppet of Theghostofotto1923

LOL...why, of course you are. You are Blotto/Theghostofotto1923. Everyone with a brain understands that Pussycat_Eyes diagnosed your mental affliction accurately when she said that you are afflicted with DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER. We have been following Theghostofotto1923 throughout all of his sock puppet identities throughout the years while Blotto thought that he was fooling everyone.

Blotto only fooled people in the beginning when he decided that Physorg was his private domain and started intimidating.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
(contd)
When Theghostofotto1923 started its intimidation and downvoting program against those whose comments it disagreed with, and when Blotto decided that those people were unwelcome on the Physorg site...because he decided so, we all knew that Blotto was a troublemaker who regarded newcomers as interlopers in Blotto's private internet space. We never suspected that Theghostofotto1923 was making sock puppets galore in order to vote down those commentators it regarded as competition, or didn't understand the ideas that those commentators put forth.

You and your sock puppets are being watched constantly, Blotto. Your sock puppets are many, but they are being watched also.

Now go take your meds.
FrankHerbert2
2.1 / 5 (15) Jan 28, 2013
These are sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances.
A retarded proposition.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
These are sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances.
A retarded proposition.
-FrankHerbert2/FrankHerbert/Theghostofotto1923

LOL...Blotto, YOU really ARE retarded. On the first page, I had said: "These might all be sources of informational messages that are transmitted by intelligent aliens living on those interstellar planets to communicate with their kind and others across such long distances."

Blotto...your skill at changing the words in my ORIGINAL post on the first page is proof that you are corrupt and a liar and that you should NOT be posting on a science website because you are so dishonest and will do anything to promote yourself to the readers of this site, while posting shit about people who don't like you.

Keep on lying and changing comments around...it is very amusing and you will be outed each time.
Muahahahahaha
Socks_is_Pirouette
2.5 / 5 (11) Jan 28, 2013
I changed your quote for two reasons.
1. It riles you up.
2. You use words like "might" as a shield for your retarded comments. You put forth and defend the idea like you wholeheartedly believe it, yet you put the word might in there in a lame attempt to deflect criticism. You are a retarded coward.

Why don't you spam the 'other' physorg with nonsense on your 'primary' account?
Q-Star
1.8 / 5 (5) Jan 28, 2013
Off Topic (If you guys will humor me.)

Who is "Pussy Cat Eyes" that you guys keep referring to? This is about the 100th mention I've read in the two weeks. The other characters I know and actually enjoy their show.

Oh well, carry on, that's all I wanted to know.
obama_socks
1.7 / 5 (11) Jan 28, 2013
@Q-Star
Pussycat_Eyes is a lady who used to comment here with that name. Theghostofotto1923 started harassing her, calling her nasty things and insisting that Pussycat was someone called russky or something like that. Blotto also did to her as he does now to me...calling me pussytard because Blotto, in his own demented mind, decided that I was Pussycat_Eyes. Pussycat and I happened to be talking in the same thread. Apparently, Blotto had her banned for whatever reason, and so her name disappeared never to be seen again.

Blotto then decided to launch a harassment program on me and later on, Estevan57 because he decided that Estavan and I were the same person. We are not.
I don't use sock puppets, but Blotto does...many of them.

It's amusing and Theghostofotto1923 is a nutcase, but Physorg tolerates such behavior.
obama_socks
1.9 / 5 (9) Jan 28, 2013
Pussycat_Eyes contacted me on PM under a new name and explained that she is a psychiatric nurse who works in a psychiatric facility and has recently given birth to her first child. Her new husband was sent to Afghanistan and she said that he will be home again in a couple of months.

She seems like a very nice person, and it's a shame that she was treated so poorly by Theghostofotto1923/FrankHerbert. I understand that Debra Ann still posts her comments on medical topics under her new user name...which Blotto doesn't know.
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.5 / 5 (24) Jan 28, 2013
LOL...nope, they are not MY sock puppets. I already said that I don't have any sock puppets
But we have already determined that you are a LIAR. And you're too stupid to disguise your same identity across multiple sockpuppets for the last year or so. Pirouette the fake ufologist, Ritchieguy the fake sorghum farmer, russkiye the fake Russian, pussycat eyes the fake nurse, Obama socks the fake NASA engineer (contract). And your legion of equally fake sickpuppets. All equally transparent, all equally inane.

You claim your (fake?) bf jumped in while you were cooking butter beans naked, and posted gay porn links which got your Ritchieguy sp banned. That last iteration claimed you trade these sockpuppets among friends, before IT got banned for posting smut.

What's the point of all this pussytard? You continue to post unbelievable ignorance and you WILL continue to be laughed at. No matter how much trouble you cause. IS THIS CLEAR?
TheGhostofOtto1923
1.5 / 5 (24) Jan 28, 2013
Pussycat_Eyes contacted me on PM under a new name and explained that she is a psychiatric nurse who works in a psychiatric facility and has recently given birth to her first child. Her new husband was sent to Afghanistan and she said that he will be home again in a couple of months.
And YOU are a CONGENITAL LIAR. You can't hide this because you simply aren't bright enough. You've been exposed TIME and AGAIN. You're no farmer, you're no nurse, you're no Russian, and you're no engineer.

And you're absolutely too STUPID to realize that you can't PRETEND to be these things without being found out. Why pussytard? Why do you continue to pretend when it is obvious to everybody who reads your SHIT, that that's exactly what you are doing? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?
Socks_is_Pirouette
1.4 / 5 (10) Jan 28, 2013
Pirouette (Obama_socks) has also claimed in the past that pussycateyes is his ex-girlfriend's sister. If so, why would they have to communicate via physorg? Wouldn't they know each other's email, phone number, etc.? It's obvious pirouette makes this stuff up on the fly and doesn't bother to check whether it makes sense or not. He/she/it also claims the name pirouette started out as his ex-girlfriend's sisters, but he took that name over for some mysterious reason. Doesn't that sound just a little fishy?
TheGhostofOtto1923
1 / 5 (17) Jan 28, 2013
Pirouette (Obama_socks) has also claimed in the past that pussycateyes is his ex-girlfriend's sister. If so, ...Doesn't that sound just a little fishy?
Well it smells like dogshit doesn't it? I suspect that this is some sick little person named jeannie, who thinks she was assaulted by aliens or something, and who may have a little group of like-minded cretins who enjoy causing trouble and vandalizing rest-stops on the interstate.

Or this is all an elaborate hoax perpetrated by some equally-sick little toad who spends 10 hours every day at his keyboard. When he's not out vandalizing rest-stops that is. I am undecided. It is hard to imagine that someone could be THIS consistently stupid for this long.

Hey geek - pimples do clear up in time, no need to be so bitter. Scars are forever though (too bad).
obama_socks
2 / 5 (8) Jan 28, 2013
LOL...nope, they are not MY sock puppets. I already said that I don't have any sock puppets
But we have already determined that you are a LIAR. And you're too stupid to disguise your same identity across multiple sockpuppets for the last year or so. Pirouette the fake ufologist, Ritchieguy the fake sorghum farmer, russkiye the fake Russian, pussycat eyes the fake nurse, Obama socks the fake NASA engineer (contract). And your legion of equally fake sickpuppets. All equally transparent, all equally inane.

You claim your (fake?) bf jumped in while you were cooking butter beans naked, and posted gay porn links which got your Ritchieguy sp banned. That last iteration claimed you trade these sockpuppets among friends, before IT got banned for posting smut.

What's the point of all this pussytard? You continue to post unbelievable ignorance and you WILL continue to be laughed at. No matter how much trouble you cause. IS THIS CLEAR?
-Blotto

Nope, you are wrong as usual..LOL
WindyFarts
1 / 5 (2) Jan 28, 2013
When he's not out vandalizing rest-stops that is.
Does practicing his "wide-stance" count as vandalism? LOL
obama_socks
2.1 / 5 (11) Jan 28, 2013
Theghostofotto1923/FrankHerbert/FrankHerbert2/and yet another new one Socks is Purette

ALL those names are obviously YOURs, Blotto, with the exception of what you have been accusing me of, and Pussycat_Eyes...it's easy to understand that your obsessions with me and Pussycat are a result of your DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER aka MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER.

Your insistence that all those names belong to me are further proof that your mental disorder forces you to place blame on others while it is YOU who is doing all the things that you accuse others of doing.

The fact that I have degrees in Engineering doesn't seem to sit well with you, thus your mental malformation is exceedingly suspicious of anyone whose career and profession is of a better nature and quality than yours. That is, if you ever had a career and profession other than a patient in a mental institution with access to a computer.

Your total disregard of everything I have said, proves that you are mentally ill.
obama_socks
1.8 / 5 (10) Jan 28, 2013
It's obvious that since Theghostofotto1923/FrankHerbert et al cannot make a decent and logical argument against my first and subsequent posts on the first page, Blotto then switches to its imbecilic accusations of me being this person, that person, the other person and so on and so on, while becoming more and more illogical and with a total lack of reason.

This thread and topic, as with many many other threads and topics, are consistently hijacked by Theghostofotto1923 and/or its many sock puppets (see my Profile for the names) which is a clear case of an attempt to destroy Physorg, since Physorg is also accessed on Google for many others to read...others who are NOT registered members of the site.

This may be Blotto's goal...to destroy this science website with as much garbage in and garbage out as Blotto can possibly muster...and attacks individuals like me and others as a warning to other readers to show what is in store for them if they decide to register and comment.
TheGhostofOtto1923
1 / 5 (19) Jan 30, 2013
It's obvious that since Theghostofotto1923/FrankHerbert et al cannot make a decent and logical argument against my first and subsequent posts on the first page
No it is obvious that 1) you missed the info about 100k the strength of jupiter and 2) you completely misunderstood gswifts suggestion, by thinking it was possible NOW.

So answer the question like the well-educated NASA engineer (consultant) you claim to be - why do you think it would be possible, or desirable, for aliens to modulate the magnetosphere of a PLANET in order to communicate over interstellar distances? Ask your colleagues at JPL if you come up empty.

Maybe it would be easier just to switch their sun on and off in morse code. Ask about this as well.
obama_socks
2.2 / 5 (10) Feb 01, 2013
Nope...Blotto STILL cannot make a decent and logical argument against my first and subsequent posts in this thread. I certainly did not miss any info nor did I misunderstand GSwift's post. I know exactly what he meant, while Theghostofotto1923 evidently fails to understand the English language and continues to say dumb things regarding my profession and my user name, as though in the belief that if Blotto repeats his lies often enough, it might come true.

As I am not and never have been an employee of NASA as Theghostofotto1923 continues to accuse me of, I can only surmise that it is Blotto's DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER that prevents Blotto from realizing his error and has the demented mind of a cretin and/or the village idiot. Blotto loves to repeat his mantra of lunacy in every thread that Blotto finds me in.

obama_socks
2.2 / 5 (10) Feb 01, 2013
Theghostofotto1923 aka FrankHerbert stalks me because he believes me to be a fake nurse, a fake farmer, a fake Russian, a fake engineer, and whatever else his demented mind can produce. And yet, Theghostofotto1923 aka FrankHerbert has accused me also of expressing a belief in "invisible 900 foot glass headed martians, AND lead boomerangs", but when I ask for the links as evidence that I have ever said such things...Blotto fails to provide that proof. This only means that Theghostofotto aka FrankHerbert is a liar and a slanderer which, if this was done offline and in a personal manner, I would sue this person for everything he owns. But this is the internet and Theghostofotto1923, et al, enjoys anonymity and is having fun with words with the idea that he cannot be found offline, and whose philosophy is obviously to intimidate and harass as many people as possible in Physorg. So, instead of everyone talking about auroras, Blotto has again hijacked another thread.

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