Mammoth magnet installed on space sta...

Mammoth magnet installed on space station

There are 7 comments on the KGWC-TV Casper story from May 18, 2011, titled Mammoth magnet installed on space station. In it, KGWC-TV Casper reports that:

A mammoth cosmic ray detector arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, a $2 billion experiment that will search the invisible universe and help explain how everything came to be.

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Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#1 May 18, 2011
"...explain how everything came to be."

I doubt it, but more power to them. I just wish private investors were looking for God instead of taxpayers.

“Turning coffee into theorems”

Since: Dec 06

Trapped inside a Klein Bottle

#2 May 18, 2011
Far Away wrote:
"...explain how everything came to be."
I doubt it, but more power to them. I just wish private investors were looking for God instead of taxpayers.
Well, it was a TV station's report. Chalk it up to media hyperbole.

A true science report, done by someone with some real knowledge of science, would have said something along the lines of...

...will search for more clues of how the universe came to be.

I am certain no scientist expects it to explain how everything came to be.
Plague

Sydney, Australia

#3 May 19, 2011
The media spins bull.How do we really know what this is? Why spend so much money? To study dark parts of the universe et etc..? ye sure.. This is more likely something to do with the monitoring of UFO activity around our earth.Some people will think im nuts BUT i know the truth.. people can think what they want. The "Powers at be" have other ideas..
"$2 billion experiment that will search the invisible universe and help explain how everything came to be "
LMAO HAHAHAAHHA ye right!! they don't even wanna spend money here on earth for teaching our children..
kids cant even name planets or the order of them.. EVERYONE WAKE UP!!!!!
What

Sacramento, CA

#4 May 19, 2011
LMAO. A space ghetto garbage hauler?
BAAD

United States

#5 May 19, 2011
Plague wrote:
The media spins bull.How do we really know what this is? Why spend so much money? To study dark parts of the universe et etc..? ye sure.. This is more likely something to do with the monitoring of UFO activity around our earth.Some people will think im nuts BUT i know the truth.. people can think what they want. The "Powers at be" have other ideas..
"$2 billion experiment that will search the invisible universe and help explain how everything came to be "
LMAO HAHAHAAHHA ye right!! they don't even wanna spend money here on earth for teaching our children..
kids cant even name planets or the order of them.. EVERYONE WAKE UP!!!!!
Think of how many bombs that would buy, to drop on other people, and promote war. We don't need to do research....we wanna make more war.

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#6 May 20, 2011
So, doesn't this sound like a B-rated sci-fi movie from the 50's??? A huge magnet placed on the space station, think about this for a moment. What if a wave of cosmic rocks have metal in them, will the magnet draw them to it? If that happens, it would knock out the space shuttle, correct? Thus, hurling it towards the earth, perhaps knocking out satellites in it's path. Now remember kiddies, the cosmic rocks are bigger than the space shuttle itself. This time you get to make up an ending to this story....

“It's Time to Defeat Terrorism ”

Since: May 11

NYC

#8 May 30, 2011
Why America is donating the Magnet and the American technology and leaving the Space Station behind to US enemies? The space station that was built with American cutting edge technology and innovation of our scientists of NASA was stolen from the American people and given to the enemies of America including China, Russia, Iran and Pakistan that will use the Space Station for controlling the space above America. It is not surprising that Obama first priority for NASA after his election was to transfer as much technology to the socialistic regimes and to the Arab Mozlem brother regimes such as Iran, which means putting our lives under the umbrella of anti-American regimes. Obama and US congress are responsible for the loss of the Space Station to the enemies of America that will use it against the American people sooner than later.

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