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Across the Universe: Rock Star? — 3 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing this great story, Brother Guy. I didn’t look that closely at the photo of the medal until after reading the last line of your post. Ouch!!!!Oh dear—seeing that was like someone scratching their fingernails on my soul. As a writer, I check and double check spelling and punctuation ( although not always evident in my comments, which I consider conversational) and if I refer to someone in an article, I consider it my sacred duty to ensure that their name is spelled correctly. How unfortunate! But good for you for taking it in stride 🙂

    I would be curious to know –if you pointed out to them—they offered to replace it? I’m sure that they would be happy to do the right thing.

    Just my thoughts. Congratulations anyway –a well deserved award 🙂

  2. Brother Guy; And then there is ‘Oumuamua – Hawaiian for “a messenger that reaches out from the distant past” , the surprising object that is visiting(October 2017) our solar system from interstellar/galactic space. Its .2 kilometer elongated shape does not meet our solar system asteroid/comet physical criteria.

    It is noted with special interest that ‘Oumuamua has a rotational period of 8.1 ± 0.02 h
    that is very close to my predicted 29,600 sec/(60sec/min * 60min/hr) or 8.22 hours

    It is suggested that this 8 hr rotation time is imparted to ‘Oumuamua by momentum transfer from the oscillating interstellar/intergalactic space over millions of years.

    Is this 8 hour rotation rate seen in our solar system Kuiper Belt objects?

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