Water Found On 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko By Philae NOT Representative Of All Comets!
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by Anura Guruge
>> Philae will get sunlight on 67P.
>> Google Doodle for Philae robotic lander.
>> ESA Rosetta/Philae enters 67P orbit.
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I am no stranger to Rosetta/Philae.
I talked about the mission in my Comet book. Check it out.
There is more in my Black Comet ISON book. Check that out too.
One comet does NOT an sample make.
For ESA to make this bold assertion based on findings from just one, periodic comet is irresponsible and immature. They are just grandstanding. They said that the lander will not get any sunlight. They had to retract that when I called their bluff! One comet, especially a non-representative periodic, with much of its original mass already sublimated, is NOT the basis to make such a generalization.
There are billions of comet’s out there. Maybe even more. This is but comet and we really don’t even know where it came from.
All I want to do is to say … hold your horses. This is just ONE comet. We know of at least 4,500. We know that there are billions, possibly trillions, (potential as they may be) out there in the Oort Cloud. The Earth was probably hit by tens of thousands over the last 4 BILLION YEARS. And ESA makes this claim after looking at ONE measly comet.
Give me a break. This is poor science. ESA should be ashamed of itself.