Welcome to PatsFans.com

ET phone home

Discussion in 'Political Discussion' started by patsfan13, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. patsfan13

    patsfan13 Hall of Fame Poster PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2005
    Messages:
    24,581
    Likes Received:
    62
    Ratings:
    +110 / 7 / -10

  2. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    9,111
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Speculation on a science forum I regularly follow says this could do with some recent findings regarding previously unknown chemical compounds forming a basis for life - the so-called "shadow biosphere". (When I say "unknown chemical compounds" I don't mean the compounds themselves were unknown, but rather they were never known to form living organisms). Chemistry was never my strong suit and we'll all have to wait until tomorrow, but arsenic was mentioned as being one such building block.

    I'm not expecting anything earth shattering, unfortunately.
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2010
  3. wistahpatsfan

    wistahpatsfan Rookie

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2005
    Messages:
    15,672
    Likes Received:
    11
    Ratings:
    +11 / 0 / -0

    Even as a kid in HS I used to wonder why "life" was strictly defined as being carbon-based. Who says?
  4. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    9,111
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    I happen to know that silicon and iron based life forms exist.

    [​IMG]
  5. wistahpatsfan

    wistahpatsfan Rookie

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2005
    Messages:
    15,672
    Likes Received:
    11
    Ratings:
    +11 / 0 / -0

    See?
    Tolja!
  6. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    9,111
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    :rocker: Recognize!! :rocker:
  7. Harry Boy

    Harry Boy Look Up, It's Amazing PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2005
    Messages:
    38,857
    Likes Received:
    119
    Ratings:
    +296 / 1 / -9

    They Walk Among Us
  8. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    37,703
    Likes Received:
    257
    Ratings:
    +476 / 2 / -10

    #87 Jersey

    [​IMG]
  9. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    9,111
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Ehh that's no big deal. Every single one of those elections was a no-brainer except 2000. So he really only had to get lucky once.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>