Giant comet may collide with Earth late October
Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Likes Likes:  0
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 36
  1. #1
    The Full Bug
    Phatie's Avatar
    Join Date
    11.25.03
    Age
    55
    Location
    took the 5:15 to Kalamazoo
    Posts
    2,398
    Posts Per Day
    0.38
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Voodoo Queen
    Last Online

    09.01.07 @ 04:35 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    0


    Premium Member

    Donor

    Default Giant comet may collide with Earth late October

    Giant comet may collide with Earth late October



    According to the Russian astronomer Nikolai Fedorovsky, a giant comet flying at top speed is bound for Earth. Should the comet stay on the collision course, it may hit the planet in late October. The impact will cause devastating tsunamis, earthquakes and avalanches, says Fedorovsky. He saw the killer comet in a telescope two weeks ago. He managed to calculate the comet’s trajectory. We got in touch with Nikolai Fedorovsky

    “Just a few people are aware of the fact that comets of various sizes fly past Earth at a very close distance on a regular basis,” says Fedorovsky. “Those comets usually pass by unnoticed. The above circumstance is not a guarantee against disaster by any means. The Tunguska meteorite landed in the wilderness of Siberia. What if the behemoth had plunged into the center of Europe or somewhere in the ocean?

    “I’m not trying to scare anybody, I just want to warn the public,” sums up Fedorovsky. “We should pay attention to this suspicious celestial body. We could obtain more accurate calculations if other astronomers join forces. We could also photograph it if we’re in luck. We will probably partake in one of the greatest events in the history of humankind,” adds he.

    “We shouldn’t underestimate the threat poised by asteroid and comets,” says Igor Gerasimov, deputy director of the Sternberg Astronomical Institute. “More than a thousand meteorite showers cross Earth’s orbit and pose a real threat to life on the planet. We’re watching only nine showers of the above number. Those nine have several dozen objects, which may collide with Earth. The size of the objects varies. Some of them are tiny dust particles while the others have the proportions of gigantic heavenly bodies measuring up to 200 meters in diameter.”

    The solar system has about two million asteroids measuring more than 50 meters in diameter in. About 4,000 asteroids of the above category have been discovered so far. The number of those under monitoring is even smaller. In fact, many asteroids and other celestial bodies remain unnoticed until they approach Earth. One of such asteroids was discovered in the process of examination of a picture taken by Hubble Space Telescope in 1998. Some of the asteroids come into view shortly after passing past Earth into the Moon’s orbit. About a dozen asteroids approach Earth presently. They measure more than 5 km in diameter. Scientists estimate the above celestial bodies may collide with Earth once every 20 million years.

    Excerpt - Continuted: http://english.pravda.ru/science/earth/84913-0/

  2. #2
    Hot For Teacher
    WinterlessIceness's Avatar
    Join Date
    09.03.03
    Age
    35
    Location
    Newcastle, Great North of England
    Posts
    10,270
    Posts Per Day
    1.61
    Last Online

    10.26.20 @ 09:14 AM
    Likes (Given)
    33
    Likes (Received)
    10
    Thanks (Given)
    176
    Thanks (Received)
    109


    Donor

    Achievements:
    Padawan PraiserWell-Liked75,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    *points a giant comet at his direction*

  3. #3
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    FORD's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.26.00
    Age
    54
    Location
    The Mighty Pacific Northwest
    Posts
    7,807
    Posts Per Day
    1.01
    Favorite VH Album

    All 6 of em!!
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    11.06.20 @ 12:00 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    3

    Achievements:
    25,000 VHL Life PointsThee King

    Default

    If this is KKKArl Rove's "October Surprise", I'll give him credit for originality.
    Eat Us And Smile

    Welcome back, Van HALEN!!!!

    ...It's the BAND and Dave is really the cat that can front VH. He sang his ASS off and was really cool. No cheese here guys, this is filet Mignon! - Steve Lukather's comment after witnessing a Van HALEN 2007 rehearsal

    "What then is this bleating of sheep in my ears?"- 1 Samuel 15:14

  4. #4
    Master Bluesman
    Elwood P.'s Avatar
    Join Date
    01.11.02
    Location
    1060 W. Addison, Chicago
    Posts
    7,654
    Posts Per Day
    1.09
    Favorite VH Album

    ADKOT
    Favorite VH Song

    Soul Kitchen
    Last Online

    Yesterday @ 10:50 PM
    Likes (Given)
    468
    Likes (Received)
    267
    Thanks (Given)
    2750
    Thanks (Received)
    1581


    Premium Member

    Donor

    Achievements:
    Master PraiserVHLinks Proud!50,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da RoundtableSupremely-Liked

    Default

    Bummer.
    "I'm the opposite of Bill Cosby. Diamond Dave always gets your approval." (DLR)

    "Rawhide in "A"

    Tom Brady hates tomatoes

  5. #5
    Hang 'Em High
    ZeoBandit's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.29.02
    Age
    44
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    17,930
    Posts Per Day
    2.57
    Favorite VH Album

    F.U.C.K.
    Favorite VH Song

    Humans Being
    Last Online

    03.05.21 @ 01:00 PM
    Likes (Given)
    25
    Likes (Received)
    33
    Thanks (Given)
    78
    Thanks (Received)
    56


    Donor

    Achievements:
    Padawan Praiser75,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    We're all going to die!!!!!

    Time to have sex with as many people as possible!
    "What we are dealing with here, is a complete lack of respect for the law" - Jackie Gleason, Smokey and the Bandit

    www.geocaching.com - The site where you are the search engine.

  6. #6
    Hang 'Em High
    chefcraig's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.01.02
    Location
    A Confederacy of Dunces
    Posts
    19,370
    Posts Per Day
    2.83
    Last Online

    03.07.10 @ 07:18 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    1
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    17

    Default

    Isn't it always this way? NASA spends billions on technology, yet some Russian guy in his backyard with a hand held telescope does all the work.

    Homer Simpson: "Don't worry...that thing will burn up in the atmosphere and wind up the size of a chihuahua's head."
    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
    George Bernard Shaw

  7. #7
    Hot For Teacher
    jimmy812's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.03.04
    Age
    50
    Location
    Connecticut
    Posts
    11,447
    Posts Per Day
    1.87
    Last Online

    Yesterday @ 07:42 PM
    Likes (Given)
    1492
    Likes (Received)
    1498
    Thanks (Given)
    1305
    Thanks (Received)
    657

    Achievements:
    Master PraiserVHLinks Proud!Knight Of Da RoundtableSupremely-Liked50,000 VHL Life Points

    Default

    Oh no....Van Halen better hurry up and get their shit together!!!

  8. #8
    Hot For Teacher
    WinterlessIceness's Avatar
    Join Date
    09.03.03
    Age
    35
    Location
    Newcastle, Great North of England
    Posts
    10,270
    Posts Per Day
    1.61
    Last Online

    10.26.20 @ 09:14 AM
    Likes (Given)
    33
    Likes (Received)
    10
    Thanks (Given)
    176
    Thanks (Received)
    109


    Donor

    Achievements:
    Padawan PraiserWell-Liked75,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable
    Quote Originally Posted by FORD
    If this is KKKArl Rove's "October Surprise", I'll give him credit for originality.
    I thought you'd reply with "I bet Bush is behind this!"

  9. #9
    I'm The One
    Thai Boxer 9901's Avatar
    Join Date
    02.08.03
    Age
    33
    Location
    Nampa, Idaho U.S.A
    Posts
    2,639
    Posts Per Day
    0.40
    Favorite VH Album

    5150, OU812, Balance, F.U.C.K
    Favorite VH Song

    Dont have one
    Last Online

    10.06.20 @ 02:58 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    8

    Achievements:
    25,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    Well...fuck. So whos gunna call up Bruce Willis so he can blow the shit out of it :rollseyes:
    Facebook http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=504401115
    YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/jedimasterkyle

    BOISE STATE BRONCOS! - They're awesome. Deal with it!

    11/16/04 - VAN HALEN in Boise, Idaho. Changed my life forever

    8/8/06 - Sammy Hagar and the Wabos w/Michael Anthony in Boise, Idaho. Sam and Mike still kick ass

  10. #10
    Hot For Teacher
    WinterlessIceness's Avatar
    Join Date
    09.03.03
    Age
    35
    Location
    Newcastle, Great North of England
    Posts
    10,270
    Posts Per Day
    1.61
    Last Online

    10.26.20 @ 09:14 AM
    Likes (Given)
    33
    Likes (Received)
    10
    Thanks (Given)
    176
    Thanks (Received)
    109


    Donor

    Achievements:
    Padawan PraiserWell-Liked75,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    They would need Kosmonavt Lev Andropov for it first.

  11. #11
    Take Your Whiskey Home
    mistere's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.31.02
    Location
    Bangkok
    Posts
    5,364
    Posts Per Day
    0.78
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Women Down
    Favorite VH Song

    Chicken Feet for Breakfast
    Last Online

    07.11.09 @ 04:27 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    1

    Default

    Tonight I'm going to party like it's 1999.

  12. #12
    Take Your Whiskey Home
    mistere's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.31.02
    Location
    Bangkok
    Posts
    5,364
    Posts Per Day
    0.78
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Women Down
    Favorite VH Song

    Chicken Feet for Breakfast
    Last Online

    07.11.09 @ 04:27 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    1

    Default

    Oh, and Happy Halloween!

  13. #13
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor

    Join Date
    12.25.01
    Age
    56
    Location
    Carmel, Ca
    Posts
    7,954
    Posts Per Day
    1.13
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    You\'re Kidding,right?
    Last Online

    05.31.14 @ 09:17 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    2

    Default

    All I can say is that next time you say a comet is going to smash into Earth you better be wearing a cup.
    "Nothing is ever what it seems but everything is exactly what it is." - B. Banzai


    My Blog:

    http://axxman300tool.blogspot.com/

    http://www.myspace.com/axxman300

  14. #14
    I'm The One
    the_atomic_punks_rule's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.27.04
    Location
    Jersey- Home of the Devils
    Posts
    2,773
    Posts Per Day
    0.45
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Today- Bottom's Up!
    Last Online

    02.15.21 @ 10:50 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    4
    Thanks (Given)
    2
    Thanks (Received)
    4

    Achievements:
    15,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen
    We're all going to die!!!!!

    Time to have sex with as many people as possible!
    People??? Don't you mean chix! LOL

  15. #15
    I'm The One
    the_atomic_punks_rule's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.27.04
    Location
    Jersey- Home of the Devils
    Posts
    2,773
    Posts Per Day
    0.45
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Today- Bottom's Up!
    Last Online

    02.15.21 @ 10:50 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    4
    Thanks (Given)
    2
    Thanks (Received)
    4

    Achievements:
    15,000 VHL Life PointsKnight Of Da Roundtable

    Default

    ARMBI

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Sammy on The Late Late Show - 7/27/06
    By MrBrownSound in forum Van Halen On The Tube
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07.29.06, 06:45 PM
  2. Replies: 33
    Last Post: 06.05.06, 07:45 PM
  3. Astrologer Sues NASA Over Comet Collision
    By voivod in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07.06.05, 10:00 AM
  4. two black holes to collide
    By JMJ in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11.23.02, 01:34 PM
  5. Sammy on The Late Late Show With Craig Killborn Tonight!!
    By RAFTER in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11.30.00, 05:31 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •