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"Search for Alien Life: James Webb Space Telescope to Detect
Post by taylorandrian   » Thu Mar 09, 2023 11:51 am


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During a morning podcast, it was revealed that one of the primary objectives of the new James Webb Space Telescope is to examine exoplanet atmospheres for chemicals that would only be present if there were a technological civilization on the planet. Among these detectable chemicals are fluorocarbons, which are an unequivocal indication of artificial production. speed test xender omegle

This discovery raises concerns about whether the Gbaba or the rakurai might also be capable of detecting these chemicals, adding to the list of potential threats to humanity's existence. As a result, the use of ammonia or other chemicals unsuitable for household refrigeration on Safehold may be the only option for the foreseeable future.
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Re: "Search for Alien Life: James Webb Space Telescope to De
Post by TheInquisition   » Mon Mar 27, 2023 5:31 am


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This would be an issue and perhaps raises some questions for how the Gbaba didn't find Earth unless they only care about other spacefaring civilization rather than just civilizations. However, those emissions would only radiate outward at the speed of light and so shouldn't be much of an issue for Safehold who will presumably advance rather quickly once that pesky orbital bombardment system is dealt with. I would imagine there wouldn't be much in the way of noticeable chemicals that Safehold could manage to make in a pre-electric tech base either, so that window would basically start as the bombardment system goes away.

As for the bombardment system, I would imagine that is not looking for a chemical signature in the atmosphere and then just blasting away for the very good reason that if there are detectable levels of some artificial chemical in the air, that sort of thing is almost certainly too widespread to just give the Armageddon Reef treatment to. I think it can be safely assumed that the command crew wouldn't have a situation set up where the punishment for advancing too far is the total annihilation of the human race. They were nuts, but nuts in an understandable way after watching the Federation fall and are doing their insanity in a wildly overprotective effort to try to hide forever, not to end humanity for straying from their straitjacket.

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