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New planet with mall-like climate found



EARTH CONDITIONS This Nasa artist’s illustration shows Kepler-22b, a planet known to circle the habitable zone of a sun-like star. In another step toward finding Earth-like planets that may hold life, Nasa said the Kepler space telescope had confirmed its first-ever planet in a habitable zone outside our solar system. Confirmation means that astronomers have seen it crossing in front of its star three times. But it doesn’t mean that astronomers know whether life actually exists there, simply that the conditions are right. AFP

WASHINGTON—A newly discovered planet is eerily similar to Earth and is sitting outside Earth’s solar system in what seems to be the ideal place for life, except for one hitch. It is a bit too big.

The planet is smack in the middle of what astronomers call the Goldilocks zone, that hard-to-find place that is not too hot, not too cold, where water, which is essential for life, does not freeze or boil. And it has a shopping mall-like surface temperature of near 22 degrees Celsius, scientists say.

The planet’s confirmation was announced on Monday by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) along with other discoveries by its Kepler telescope, which was launched on a planet-hunting mission in 2009.

“It’s a great gift,” said chief Kepler scientist William Borucki. “We consider this sort of our Christmas planet.”

It is the first planet confirmed in the habitable zone for Kepler, which already had found Earth-like rocky planets elsewhere. Twice before astronomers have announced a planet found in that zone, but neither has been as promising.

“This is a phenomenal discovery in the course of human history,” Geoff Marcy of University of California, Berkeley, one of the pioneers of planet-hunting outside Earth’s solar system, said in an e-mail.

“This discovery shows that we Homo sapiens are straining our reach into the universe to find planets that remind us of home. We are almost there,” Marcy said.

Around Sun’s ‘twin’

The new planet, named Kepler-22b, has key aspects it shares with Earth. It circles a star that could be the twin of Earth’s Sun and at just about the same distance. The planet’s year of 290 days is even close to Earth’s. It probably has water and rock.

The only trouble is the planet’s a bit big for life to exist on the surface. The planet is about 2.4 times the size of Earth. It could be more like the gas-and-liquid Neptune with only a rocky core and mostly ocean.

The planet is 600 light years away. Each light year is 9.4 trillion kilometers. It would take a space shuttle about 22 million years to get there.

“It’s so exciting to imagine the possibilities,” said Natalie Batalha, the Kepler deputy science chief.

Floating on that “world completely covered in water” could be like being on an Earth ocean and “it’s not beyond the realm of possibility that life could exist in such an ocean,” Batalha said in a phone interview.

Kepler cannot find life itself, just where the conditions might be right for it to thrive. And when astronomers look for life elsewhere, they are talking about everything ranging from microbes to advanced intelligence that can be looking back at us.

Candidate planets

So far the Kepler telescope has spotted 2,326 candidate planets outside Earth’s solar system with 139 of them potentially habitable ones.

Even though the confirmed Kepler-22b is a bit big, it is smaller than most of the other candidates. It is closest to Earth in size, temperature and star than either of the two previously announced planets in the zone.

The confirmation of one of two, though, has been disputed. The latest discovery has been confirmed several ways, including by two other telescopes.

This year, a European team of astronomers said they had confirmed another planet in the habitable zone, but that one was hot and barely on the inside edge of the habitable zone.

Size closer to Neptune

For Marcy, who is on the Kepler team, the newest planet is a smidgen too large. But, “that smidgen makes all the difference,” he said.

Because its size implies that it is closer to Neptune in composition than Earth, “I would bet my telescope that there is no hard, rocky surface to walk on,” Marcy said.

Borucki thinks the planet is somewhere between Earth and gas-and-liquid Neptune, but that it has a lot of rocky material.

It is in a size range that scientists do not really know anything about. Measurements next summer may help astronomers have a better idea of its makeup, Borucki said.

Kepler spots a planet when it passes in front of its star. Nasa requires three of those sightings before it begins to confirm it as a planet. Borucki said the third sighting for Kepler-22b happened a year ago, just before the telescope shut down for a while. It took several months to finish the confirmation.


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  • Anonymous

    If Henry Sy is reading this article ,I think he will be greatly interested in investing in this planet ! Imagine , a shopping mall-like environment  !

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CPG3NOLZRSGA36VH7ZYZHDNQFY Noli

      Hahahahaha..that’s a good one Jay!!!! You made my day!

    • Anonymous

      right on

  • Anonymous

    “It’s a great gift,” said chief Kepler scientist William Borucki. “We consider this sort of our Christmas planet.”

    Marami magre-react diyan sa pagtawag na christmas planet…..pero para sa akin, kayo ang naka discover, kayo ang may karapatan tawagin yan na kung ano ang gusto niyo at hindi yung para i-please lang yung iba………at kung tawagin nga na Christmas planet yan ay huwag sana magpadala ang Pilipinas ng mga politicians, sundalo, pulis, NBI, Immigration, custom o kahit sino corrupt para hindi mabahiran ng corruption ang mga pilipino pupunta duon….yung mga bata na nakapulot ng P 300,000 na isinauli ang dapat pumunta duon para maganda ang magiging pundasyon at representasyon ng pilipino duon….

    • Anonymous

      papayag kaya ang mga batang yon dun. walang mapupulot na basura at 300,000 pesos dun. masarap pa rin dito, kahit namamasura lang.

  • Anonymous

    The planet is 600 light years away. Each light year is 9.4 trillion kilometers. It would take a space shuttle about 22 million years to get there. They should send all the arroyo’s and her cronies in this planet if they make it alive… he he he he he 22 years to get there!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ANEKQX47AEQENFKKONNQ6RGPSE J C

    o ayan – may nakitang ng bagong planeta para kay gloria.
    sigurado mga lawyers and allies PLANET arrest and request na,

  • Anonymous

    If they did not see the initials SM, they’re lying!

    • Anonymous

      hahaha…

  • Anonymous

    At speed of light, it takes 600 years to get there, with man that is impossible! And you even don’t know what is there. Read Revelations 21. Nothing can be better than that. But, there’s a catch – it is exclusive only to those who truely believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior! That’s the place I want to be, not any Keppler 22. How about you?

    • Anonymous

      If you would be there,  yoda_377, I definitely would not want to be.

      I would soon be bored to death with all that preaching and evangelizing.

      Leave kepler-22b alone, it’s one of the few places that you zealots have not contaminated.

  • Anonymous

    If ever they manage to send an expedition to Kepler-22b the first sight that they will see is a group of OFWs who has been there for 10 years.

  • Anonymous

    mall-like? ano ba yon, shopping planet?

  • Anonymous

    aba wag naman ipadala sa planet na yan si GMA kasi diyan nanggaling si Pnoy. Napuna nyo ba na maraming “yellow” spots yung illustration? lol!!!

    Correction mga yellow armies – 600 light years hindi 600 years, 22 million years hindi 22 years hehehe …

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2IELLYCN4JDETP7LVN6I5OGMCI No

    Talagang wag nyo papadala si Gloria dun. Baka mahawa ang mga aliens sa corruption kawawa ang universe LOL

    • Anonymous

      huwag kayo magaalaala di sila tatanggapin dun. takot lang nilang maagawan ng position at kayamanan lalo na yong pinakalider.

  • Anonymous

    kung i beam up ang mga arroyos’ na yan pakisama na lang ang mga marcoses po….mas maru ang mga iyan….di lang nakalusot eh bida pa ngayon….(isang X’mas wish lang po)

  • Anonymous

    Pinakamalaking Mall eto sa buong Universe. lol.

  • silver string

    22 million years to get there? bayaan na natin magpapasko na, peace na lang.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001865403386 Dharyl Amador

      22million years,,,,woow,,,,sa byahe p lng di na aabot ang buhay ng taong pupunta dun,,,,sometimes science makes life harder….hayssssss……..

    • Anonymous

      anon kayang hitsura ng mundo at 22 million years from now. baka pati dagat ubos na sa daming tao.

  • http://twitter.com/BoyPositibo Boy Positibo

    I guess andun si Leona Lewis kumakanta: ♫Your love shines the way into paradise, so I offer my life as a sacrifice.” Tapos may mga giant homo sapien-like creatures na guguluhin natin ang habitat. Tapos maganda sya panoorin sa IMAX. lol!

  • Anonymous

    In the 17th century there was still some hope that even the earth was not the center of the universe it might be the only world. After millennia of philosophical debate the issue was settled decisively in favour of what was called the plurality of worlds. They might be profoundly different from our planet, none of them might be congenial for life but the earth was hardly the only one. This was the next in the series of great demotions, downlifting experiences, demonstrations of our apparent insignificance, wounds that science has delivered to our human pride. Well, some hoped, even if the earth was not the center of the universe, the sun is. The sun is our sun. So the earth is approximately the center of the universe. But by the 19th century, observational astronomy had made clear that the sun is but one lonely star in the great self gravitating assemblage of suns called the Milky Way galaxy. Far from being the center of the galaxy, our sun with its entourage of dim and tiny planets lies in an undistinguished sector of an obscure spiral arm, we are 30,000 light years from the center. “Well, our Milky Way is the only galaxy.” The Milky Way galaxy is in fact one of billions, perhaps hundreds of billions notable neither in mass nor in brightness, nor in how the stars are configured and arrayed. Modern deep telescopes show more galaxies beyond the Milky Way than stars within the Milky Way. Every one of them contains hundreds of billions of suns. Such an image is a profound sermon on humility. “Well then, at least our galaxy is at the center of the universe.” Nope, this is wrong too. When the expansion of the universe was first discovered many people naturally gravitated to the notion that the Milky Way was the center of the expansion and all the other galaxies were running away from us. We now acknowledge that astronomers in any galaxy would see all the galaxies running away from them. Unless they were very careful, they would all conclude that they are the center of the universe. There is in fact no center to the expansion. No point of origin to the Big Bang. “Well, even if there are hundreds of billions of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions of stars, no other stars has planets. If there are no other planets beyond our solar system perhaps there are no other life in the universe, our uniqueness might then be saved.” Today we have firm evidence at least three planets orbiting an extremely dense star and we found that for more than half the star with masses like the Sun’s that early in their career, they’re surrounded by great discs of gas and dust out of which planets seem to form. Other planetary systems look to be a common cosmic place, maybe even worlds something like the earth. “Well, if our position in space doesn’t reveal our special place in the world, our position in time does. We live in the universe since the beginning, give or take a few days. We’ve been given special responsibilities by the creator.” The radioactive dating of rocks, the abundance of impact craters, the evolution of the stars and the expansion of the universe, each provides compelling and independent evidence that our universe is many billions of years old. Despite the confident assertions of revered theologians that a world so old directly contradicts the Word of God, and that at any rate information on the antiquity of the world is inaccessible except to faith. These lines of evidence as well will have to be manufactured by a deceptive and malicious deity, unless the world is much older than the literalists of the Judeao-Christian-Islamic religions suppose. Ages rolled by before the earth began, more ages will run their course before it is destroyed. A distinction needs to be drawn between how old the earth is and how old the universe is. The immense interval of time between the origin of the universe and our epoch was two thirds over before the earth came to be. Some stars on planetary systems are billions of years younger, others billions of years older. But in Genesis 1:1 the universe and the earth are created on the same day. As for humans, we’re late comers. We appear in the last instance of cosmic time. The history of the universe till now is 99.998% over before our species arrived. In that vast sweep of eons we could not have assumed the special responsibilities for our planet, or life or anything else. We were not here. Our common sense intuitions can be mistaken. Our preferences don’t count. We do not live in a privileged reference frame.
     
    -part of Carl Sagan’s words on Cosmos’ The Great Demotions

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FEDNFVW3RAG54EAXVITAYRS6AQ Daniel

      nangongopya ka lang, mali mali pa.

  • Anonymous

    Religion will not die as long as we fear death.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KF2TCBJ2AUC7VIPR3TACWUGITE Rednaxela VD

    interesting…  with this scientific discovery… does this mean that… He does not exist?… And more importantly, is religion irrelevant?

    • Anonymous

      It means that He does exist and religion is still relevant. It means that His creations are full of wonders and mystery. Why would this discovery make Him non-existent and religion irrelevant?  :)

      • Anonymous

        which God are we talking about?

      • Anonymous

        The only God that created the universe, of course.
        No, He is not the God “who said that the world was created in six days”. Because as far as I know, no God has ever “said” or claimed that He created the world in six days.

      • Anonymous

        is this same God and religion who said that the world was created in 6 days???

      • Anonymous

        God created everything in just one click, The six days was written in the bible to give emphasis on the 7th day, i.e the value of rest. ” You keep holy the Sabbath( rest) day”
        On six days you will work, on the 7th you have to rest and to glorify the Lord.

      • Anonymous

        really? God rests on the 7th day? God is tired?

      • Anonymous

        day off pre

      • Anonymous

        “God created everything in just one click???”

        Are you re-writing the Bible???

      • Anonymous

        this is so asinine i can’t help but roll my eyes…and laugh hahahaha

      • Anonymous

        kaso sa hirap ng buhay maraming nag oovertime na lang…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_M77RGJB4BRP4FSLGN23RMOWMNI Anonymous

    2012 on the making.. only the rich can get there..

  • http://twitter.com/joanarizza Joana Rizza Bagano

    The “mall-like” atmosphere kind of reminded me of a sci-fi short story, “Introduction to the Iluminescent”.

  • Anonymous

    “planet with mall-like climate” ? naku, wag nyo papa alam kay henry sy yan saka kay gokongwei. lol

  • http://twitter.com/Negastarr NegaStarr

    Shoemart sitting on a pile of cash. What to do? Hmmm, mall-like planet…

  • Anonymous

    as NASA scramble to see kepler-22b, aliens on kepler-22b are now looking at the earth and says  
     it looks like kepler-22b. they call it WTF-01.

  • LEi Mendenilla

    susunod na madidiscover na nila ang planet nemic..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5X6PEYZIGEAVM6QCZDWANAPQC4 Cyrus

    Wala pa ba tayong naimbentong sasakyan na ala star treck and speed?  nag jajump sa universe? LOL  hiramin kaya natin ang sasakyan ni Supeman, San Goko at Vegeta?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4M77BVMNL7QPLQBYKGUSOK5PLM Xwcd Cxw

    some congressmen will be filing a Bill to rename kepler-22B to Cory Aquino Planet.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U6RWUMBV4V2P5QIMTX4DOGXMRE Kapwa

    do you think God will allow humanity to discover all his worders? and do you think God will let these wonders reachable to humanity? … if He will allow all these to happen then God and human being will be the same — will not make sense!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYOOV4G4NWE3DFFO5ZFW4DQE7Y Woo Hoo

      i bet people like you said the same thing about the moon

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QBKRP6L5ATTB2NHWGFP53DXJJQ XboX777

    NAG UUMPISA NA ANG MGA SUPER POWER NA BANSA PARA MAG UNAHAN SA PAGPUNTA JAN KEPPLER.DI NILA ALAM MALAKING LOBO LANG PALA YUN.HAHAHAHA!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EYOOV4G4NWE3DFFO5ZFW4DQE7Y Woo Hoo

    diyan na lang natin i-house arrest si gloria

  • Anonymous

    marami pa yan, sigurado ako, ang problema…paano ang tao makapunta doon, goodluck nalang sa atin.

  • http://twitter.com/joeymonash jose montero

    We are in exciting times. Astronomers predict that in a decade time we would be able to confirm the existence of life, not unlike ours in other earth-like planets now under further closer observation. Already a new telescope is being readied to replace the Hubble and supplement the Kepler telescopes. This will require billions of dollars in investment but all worth it. 

  • http://twitter.com/sacrebleau Sacrebleau

    Patok to sa mga mahilig mag-malls.

  • Anonymous

    It’s yearly cycle is every 290 days. We easily get older but the problem is how to go there and migrate when it will take 22,000,000 years to go there via space shuttle?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VYVO5BIPX6WO4IGFRGIQE3P6HY Ruben

    If it takes 200,000,000 years to go there, it could take them only 2 years to reach Planet Earth.  And they may be already around here now.  Who knows?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6JJZUBVB26IUPOVKAAZ6IPWIFU Alpha

    Mindanao is enough to accommodate such a large crowd. Better to explore this place and has a lot of minerals. Destroy all criminals like Abu Sayyaf, MILF, MNLF and other terrorists group in the region. 22 million years to get there on the said planet is too much ambitious for humans. Let’s wait the aliens in 2012 next year, they might give us their speed aircraft for further space exploration. Good luck astronomers.

  • Anonymous

    Can they violate the Einstein theory that a spacecraft can travel faster than light? Let say, 10x faster. Then that is traveling in the future….

    • Anonymous

      not faster than light but through a wormhole in the fabric of space-time

  • Anonymous

    “The six days was written in the bible to give emphasis on the 7th day, i.e the value of rest. ” You keep holy the Sabbath( rest) day”

    So the Bible is wrong?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OJWHBJLMWPTRUOZMN6JOMHLO2A Banana Na

    umpisahin ko na mag-invention ng SPACECRAFT sa 2012, dadala pa ako ng FLAG ng PILIPINAS doon, para alam ng US at RUSSIA na tayo ang may-ari sa planetang yan….haaa ho ho

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CHASLFOABRFQ65B7ZMMCIYRTYY Steve Hicks

      A oo alam ko yung joke na yan. Tapos yung Pilipino doon may hawak na Ginebra San Miguel.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J5OBLXBX2NBABF7QFBXSDHW2AA bert

    This to only justify expenses and future budgets.  The drawing is an artist illustration and it is not actual as it seems.
    Presentation is purely imagination — virtual existence???

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J5OBLXBX2NBABF7QFBXSDHW2AA bert

    Pag sinabing we are almost there— means we are not there. Marcy’s statement is an old fashioned  consultant’s PhD’s misleading statement

  • Anonymous

    Thank goodness we are not ruled by the Pope, otherwise with this discovery, there would have been lots of stoning and burning at the stake by the Church.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

      Do you mean the Pope is mean and evil? and the Catholic church too?.. stoning and burning at the stake is the work of the devil… well that’s what they do before anyway… reason why Jesus Christ told the hypocrites to cast the first stone on Mary Magdalene if they think they were devoid of sins.     

    • Anonymous

      oh no. the pope will not burn you at the stake. i think you have to wake up, we are way past medieval. 

      The Catholic Church has had long-standing interests in astronomy, due to the astronomical basis of the calendar by which holy days and Easter are determined. For instance, the Gregorian Calendar, promulgated in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII, was developed by the Jesuit mathematician Christoph Clavius at the Collegio Romano from astronomical data.

      In the 18th century, the Papacy actively supported astronomy, establishing the Observatory of the Roman College in 1774. In 1789-1787, the Specola Vaticana in the Tower of the Winds within the Vatican was established under the direction of Msgr. Filippo Luigi Gilii (1756-1821). When Msgr. Gilii died, the Specola was closed down, as inconvenient to students in the city, and with the dome of St. Peter’s obstructing its view. Its instruments were transferred to the College Observatory. A third facility, the Observatory of the Capitol, was operated from 1827 to 1870.

      Father Angelo Secchi SJ relocated the College Observatory to the top of Sant’Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio (Church of St. Ignatius in Rome). However, when Father Secchi died in 1878, there was grave tension between the Holy See and the government of Italy. The Observatory was renamed Regio Osservatorio al Collegio Romano (“Royal Observatory at the Roman College”), and remained in operation as such till 1923.It was reopened in the 1930s, by which time the smoke and sky-glow of the city made it impossible to conduct useful observations in Rome. The Observatory relocated to Castel Gandolfo, which is 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Rome. By 1961, the same problems now existed at Castel Gandolfo. The Observatory then established the Vatican Observatory Research Group, with offices at the Steward Observatory of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

      In 1993, VORG completed the 1.8 metres (71 in) Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope, which is at Mount Graham near Safford, Arizona.

      The Observatory’s headquarters remained in Italy at Castel Gandolfo. In early 2008, the Vatican announced that as part of a general reconstruction of the Papal residence, the Observatory would be relocated to a former convent a mile away from the castle, while its former space would be used to provide more room for the reception of diplomatic visitors. There was some commentary that the Observatory was being shut down or cut back, but in fact the Observatory staff welcomed the move. The old quarters in the castle were cramped and very poorly laid out for the Observatory’s use. The research activities of VORG in Arizona continue unaffected.

      FYI, try to read the jesuits contribution to the advent of astronomy. you might be surprise.

      • Anonymous

        ang galing mo naman… malapit ng maging yes na lang ng yes ako sa mga comments mo.. compute mo nga kung what day ka ipinanganak?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VYVO5BIPX6WO4IGFRGIQE3P6HY Ruben

    To stop all these troubles of where to detain the Little Girl, why not send her to that newly discovered planet?

  • Angel Layese

    i didn’t quite get why it says mall-like :(

    • Anonymous

      Because temperature in RP is Hell-like…

    • Anonymous

      kasi 22 deg celsius ang temp

    • Ricci Santiago

      it means the temp of the whole planet is the same like inside a mall. parang ang buong planeta naka a/c. but of course these are just guesses. baka pag nadun eh toxic gas pala…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J5OBLXBX2NBABF7QFBXSDHW2AA bert

     Because they’ve got that high sophisticated and very expensive telescope, got PhDs’, receiving high salaries, that’s why as if they are authorized  to express and illustrate illegitimate expectations eh????!!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J5OBLXBX2NBABF7QFBXSDHW2AA bert

    These are kinds of people to make use of their credentials to make fools of people maybe????!!!
    These things artists illustration are contradictory against divine revelations….

  • Anonymous

    Pati ba naman sa ibang planeta, mall agad ang nasa utak natin?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EFLNNS5RGAE642T54RABBQ7FXA Boy Mcdo

    well, that’s what the scientist says. isnt it before, they said pluto is a planet, eventually it is not.. so what can we expect. it is easy to say that they found life from other galaxy, we’ll that is thousand even millions of kilometers from earth. can anybody give proof on what they are saying? it just a theory nothing more…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYXTXAZ2FRQ6YMK5SFNH2NS7AU dyan

    Shoe Mart and Robinson’s should construct malls in Kepler 22B.  Libre na sila sa electricity doon.  Imagine mall-like temperature of 22 c.  Di ba?

  • Anonymous

    sa tingin ko mauuna muna na magkaroon ng mga gundam sa planet natin kesa lumipat tayo for space colony…

  • Anonymous

    there maybe habitats in there just like in the movie avatar. the habitats maybe as twice as big as the homo sapiens considering the size of the planet. insects maybe as big as humans 

  • Anonymous

    The advent of technology will soon kill religion… 

    • Anonymous

      haaay naku can’t it be soon enough?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CHASLFOABRFQ65B7ZMMCIYRTYY Steve Hicks

      Ano advent pa lang? e anong petsa na ba tayo? tagal naman

  • Anonymous

    are there any jobs there? 

    :D

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4UW7M7RSBFM5HSS2PRSMPTNZIM Arturo Felix C

    it will take millions of years to get there…whew.  this indeed is a major finding if really habitable and especially if there are inhabitants there

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

    you mean inhabitants?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

    are you an atheist? agnostic? or both… just wondering……

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJ2DA4ZHFHZOM2I2UCLJGFY7GI Shai

    Jomex…are you an atheist? agnostic?  or both…  just wondering…

    • Anonymous

      Im an atheist and secular humanist. And im guessing you’re a theist.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OHOD5EA75DBBUH53UKLRXRK764 Mang Teban

    Scientists keep searching farther and farther from our planet and for what?
    Sure, Kepler telescope can capture objects 600 light years away (or about 22 million years to reach) for this breakthrough of a planet eerily similar to Earth.
    But, the most telling sign that it is such a useless thing to bother us is that the Kepler telescope cannot detect life for Earthlings is possible over there.
    This new discovery excites scriptwriters for science-fiction films and storytellers of the unknown.
    However, it has nothing to do with improving life on Earth.
    Aside from astronomers, population alarmists weave the same yarn about something mankind has to be concerned about but the curiosity dies down when the truth comes out that our planet Earth was created by God for man to live happily and share in His glory. But, instead of doing what our good Lord has planned for us, man disobeys and entertains senseless ideas on transporting man to planets outside the realm of human comprehension. Same goes with ideas to clone man and tinker with natural science dealing with human sexual reproduction. This is the reason why scientists cannot follow God’s natural laws if they insist on their own “unreal” thinking that ends up in absurdity, experimental disasters, dangerous repercussions, and evil schemes perpetuated by the Enemy of God.

    • Anonymous

      wow mang tebs you are truly from the dark ages he he. in another life you could have been the one who convicted galileo hahaha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_RGQL6AL46RJZSUF7NVPD5Z5QM4 ji p

    Do we need visa to get there?

  • Anonymous

    i wud like 2 be d first little girl on dat planet…i will buy a piece of land there..

    oh!?! but how will i go there? 600 years with light speed….

    no! no!…   hospital arrest n lng…

  • Anonymous

    do we start packing? LOL

  • Anonymous

    Place of exile for Pnoy, GMA and all other useless politicians…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3UZOAQ6YXZ7LV4AEKHDH6HDDCA Jeamergs

    hindi naman naghahanap ang mga scientist  ng earthlike  planet para may mapaglilipatan tayo. Gusto lang nilang patunayan na common sa universe ang existense of life para hindi tayo magpapatayan sa isat-isa dahil  sa paniniwalang may Diyos.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CHASLFOABRFQ65B7ZMMCIYRTYY Steve Hicks

      Kasi naman wala naman napapatunayang meron alien civilization sa outer space. Yung evidence ng mga scientist e puro theory and not hard facts. Kung meron talagang intelligent alien civilization ay dapat na discover na ng mga scientist ng matagal na. Unless nakausap tayo ng mga government men dressed in black tapos pinatitig tayo sa pen light nila.

  • Anonymous

    pambihira, pati ba naman dito si gloria kasama pa rin. ambigat ng bagaheng bitbit nyo parati ah… lubayan na yan! 

    samantala, eh sana mapabilis na ng kasalukuyang administrasyon ni PNoy na makagawa ng hakbang kung papano mapaganda ang takbo ng industriya ng pag gawa sa gayon eh hindi na hangarin ng ibang kabayan na mangibang planeta para makahanap ng mainam na kabuhayan.

    magkano kaya ang palitan ng peso sa planetang yun?

    at honga naman, bago pa maging excited sa prospect ng extra terrestrial na buhay, eh mahalagang malamat kung may solid suface nga ang lugar kseh naman baka lumutang tayong lahat dun kagaya ng paglutang natin ngayon sa kawalan ng dereksyon ng ating pamahalaan.

    kelangan din malaman kung ang hangin ba dun eh baka kseng lakas ng bagyo sa jupiter kseh kung di lang din naman pantayan ang hangin ng executive eh walang wawa.

    nagkakaroon din kaya ng panahon dun? weather-weather ba. baka hindi natin kayanin ang abrupt na pag wiweder-weder or baka mabagot tayo sa sobrang bagal ng panahon. ay, sya pagnagkagayon eh magkasya na muna tayo sa mala sirkus na takbo ng political weather dito sa pinas.

    gayun din, dapat alamin din kung baka-one sided lang ang pag ikot ng planeta sa araw. baka kseh puro umaga lang sa kabilang panig ng daigdig na iyon at puro gabi naman sa kabila. dapat naikot din ito para yung mga nasa dilim eh maliwanagan din. na hindi lahat ng nasa liwanag din ay nasa maayos na katinuan.

    dun na rin siguro mainam i-planet arrest si gloria. may batas ba tayo patungkol sa extra-terrestrial exile at banishment? yan ngayon ang dapat pagtuunan din ng mga galamay ni Pnoy sa kongreso kung di lang din naman sila interesado sa RH bill, FOI at economic reforms.

    • Anonymous

      ikaw nga ang mabigat ang dala-dala. bakit ba gustong gusto mo si ex fake president gloria. biruin mo pila pila kami kay late president sana yon pala sa kangkungan lang napunta ang mga boto namin. ang masama pa ginisa pa kami ng mantika ng evat na galing din sa amin.

      • Anonymous

        ah, OK, so fan ka pala ni FPJ. yeah sure… obviously. 

        with all respect mr. idong i really care less about the issues of the dead. i’m more interested with us, the living. see? we are almost as close in defining either our planet’s uniqueness or our own more-than-common existence in the universe. 

        as what one pinoy folk song says, “tayo ay tuldok lang sa kalawakan.” a very humbling truth about our significance in this vast space but in spite of that, we are still somehow masters of our own universe – we believe what we wanted to believe and see what we wanted to see.

        the truth around us are but trivial matters that will never be true only when we give proper attention to it. we have the power to choose kung aling truth ang papaniwalaan natin. therefore our selective truth is our own universe. in your universe you see poe winning, in my universe, i saw an actor who wanted to be president but was defeated. poe questioned that loss until his last breath. i did not doubt his sincere intentions but i surely doubt if your truth is universal.

  • Lorainne Heart

    hey…i just moved in to my new house, am i moving again? 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJYMFWI5A74TKZEOGM5OZ66YZU persistence

    IF YOU WILL DECIDE TO LIVE HERE, WHAT THINGS OR CONDITIONS IN PLANET EARTH THAT YOU DO NOT WANT TO EXIST IN THIS NEW AMAZING PLANET..

  • Anonymous

    when we think of an alien planet capable of harboring life, we always think about those ultra-intelligent advance civilization similar to that of star wars or star trek. 

    but sigourney weaver taught us that alien life forms too could be very primal, basic and brute. 

    and thankfully, avatar suggested that an alien planet that harbors intelligent human-like beings could also be on a stage where they are just some steps ahead of our stone age humans but with a mature and nurturing civilization.

    what we failed to realize that there could be real planets out there that harbors life in its very basic form, such as the phytoplanktons, microbes, or just single-celled organism or probably those blob-like dynamic organic molecules and or as primordially similar to that one that dwells now in malacanang.

  • Anonymous

    Even if this new found planet is 100% habitable by human from earth, how could a human being possiby travel to this new planet? Even if a space shuttle could travel at a speed of light it will still take 600 million light years to go there…We need to save Earth because this is the one and only paradise we have & we could live on…the nearest star to our solar system is 4.1 light years away and even if there is a habitable planet to this nearest star it is still impossible to travel.

  • http://twitter.com/BoyPositibo Boy Positibo

    sa 2154 pa habitable yan. diba yung sa Avatar? lol!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NWTWAWQO7MWPOD75YHMUCR2IWU Mux

    One thing this article does not mention is that being 2.4 times the size of Earth, that means the gravity of the planet will be proportionally higher as well. Which means it will be very hard to walk on that planet.

  • Anonymous

    Sure there is life out there, for the Bible says that God dwells above the circle of the earth and the earth is His footstool. God stretches out the heavens like a tent to live in.
     
    Findings like this should increase our awe of the amazing power of Almighty God for the Bible declares that they are nothing but God’s handiwork.
     
    May we all learn more about our Creator by studying His word – the Bible.

  • Anonymous

    they are habitable. wow.. now we see the future of evolution of the human kind. we homosapiens are able to adopt to our habitats like animals, wonder why each human are able to survive into different climate and weather from different continents and region? its because of our capability to adopt. thus through years as seen and evident depending on their habitat is the physical attribute and race of a person depending on their continent of origin. the future is so amazing to imagine. what is now will only be a memoir to the discovery of a never lasting exploration and evolution of the future.
     
    reading pinakatagotago’s statement
    can actually be considerably true. the lack of knowledge and education leads most men to believe what literature can give an impact to them, star wars and star trek for sake. but when you come to think of it. each and every planet has its own composition and maybe not only planktons are their origin of the food chain it could be different. an organism survived, adopt, and evolved like the organism of man. 

    it is not impossible for the human kind to find place or transfer planet for the sake of survival. the sun will die and explode, remember the we are on the 3rd ice age and evolution is so occuring now. for example the rate of puberty that many children specially female ones who experience the early process of maturity.. creepy to think thou but its true. ages 6-12 early menstruation and physical change. for men early baldness at 16 and hormonal imbalance. one of the signs that human is evolving as well as knowledge to retain and maintain survival.

    it is just too wonderful and a bit frustrating to the enthusiast of life that only the future generation
    are able to see what is in there and we the men of now are only to be remembered to the beginning about life and journey to the future outside the earth. 

  • Anonymous

    If it would take a space shuttle 22 million years to get there, will the astronauts on board a space shuttle be still alive even half way through the trip? So why are these people wasting money to discover something that is not even possible to go even during their lifetime? Why don’t they just spend the money to repair roads, provide food and shelter, spend on research for cancer, HIV, etc  and improve the plight of the poor? Preventing poverty all over the world and discovering medicines for some dreaded diseases are far more important than discovering a planet 

    • Anonymous

      how could you get the technology to cure cancer if that’s your attitude towards pure science? NASA gave us magnetic resonance technology that has saved many lives by detecting early onset of cancer, and making accurate diagnostics.  Part of the technology was developed to scan the stars. Imagine if back then, someone  said the same thing you were saying. how could they have developed these imaging techniques?
      Science operates on utter curiosity. Lack of this curiosity, and you’re only explanation of the natural forces will be simple ignorance, and reliance on a mysterious deity for explanation. 
      In our current technology, we can actually feed the whole world. The only problem is there is no motivation to do so because people feel like we are different, when in fact, we are all homo sapiens. Science should not stop because some people doesn’t believe in its purpose.

      • Anonymous

        I cant believe that people TODAY still rely on the Bible to explain everything. See what faith and religion can do?

      • Mamang Pulis

        Ang biblya naman ay gabay sa tuwid na pamumuhay.  Kaya nga kapag sinabing ‘pag tinanggap mo si kristo’ ibig sabihin ay susunod ka sa TAMA.  Kung ang patungkol mo naman ay sa ugat ng buhay —na sa dios ay lahat ay galing, malamang nga na totoo dahil kahit si Stepehn Hawkings ay wala ring maiksplika.  Meron mga hindi maiksplika na scientia na ang natural na argumento ay ‘dios ang may gawa’….

        tanung nila:

        saan galingang dios?

        ?kathang isip ng tao para maiksplika ang hindi maarok??

        siguro ikaw na mismo makakasagot nyan diba?

      • Anonymous

        Sige, ikaw sagutin mo. Sabihin mo kung san nanggalinga ng dyos para maliwanagan kami.

      • Anonymous

        ang sagot ay saan at kanino ka nanggaling at ang mga ninuno sa ninuno at ang mga ninuno ng mga ninuno mo pa, its a very long genealogy for your family and mine and to all, and finally ends up only with 2 human beings ” ADAM AND EVE “, OK, NOT ADAM & STEVE, as some ignorant(s) claimed, he, he,he! and God said, “I have formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed life unto him and he became a living soul”, Ha, Ha, Ha.  and for more on the info, please check for yourself the Holy Scriptures( the oldest and the living book of all time ), OK?

      • Anonymous

        Di mo pa rin sinasagot ang tanong ko. Did they or did they not commit incest? Common sense, kung totoo ang sinasabi mong 2 tao lang ang pinanggalingan nating lahat, ibig sabihin, nagtalik ang magkakapatid.

        Ngayon, sabihin mo sakin. Turo ba ng relhiyon nyo na moral ang incest?

      • Anonymous

        im sure naniniwala si joeldcndcn na totoo din si Noah, hahaha!

      • Anonymous

        Nakakatuwa e, spell paulit-ulit. Lol.

      • Mamang Pulis

        isa ka sa mga dios sir/mam. hindi mo ba alam? ;-)

      • Anonymous

        Di mo pa rin sinasagot ang tanong ko.

      • Mamang Pulis

        ahhh..magaling na tao. ako hindi ko alam. ikaw alam mo? saan galing ang atom? saan galing yun god particle? saan galing ang dios? alam mo ba?

        isa pang tanung – may kaluluwa ba ang tao?

        kung wala – ei sana patagalin sila ampatuan sa kulungan, baka wala nga maka libre pa sila sa tinatawag na impierno.

      • Anonymous

        Kapatid. Ginagawa ng ating mga mang-aagham ang mga paraan upang malamang kung saan nanggaling itong mga tinatanong o, at may progreso. Kaya nandyan din ang atom smasher at inaalam ang pinagmulan ng big bang. Ako, bilang isang taong wala sa propesyon ng siyentipiko ay hindi alam ang lahat ng detalye. Pero makikita mo na ang mga eksperto ay naglalathala ng progreso. At may ebidensya.

        Ngayon, itong sinasabi mong hindi pa ma-eksplika ng siyensya ay gawa agad ng dyos, ay walang ebidensya. Ipaliwanag mo sa amin kung pano nyo sinusuportahan itong argumentong ito na hindi lang nakabase sa isang napaklumang librong ilang tao na ang nagsalin.

        At ukol sa tanong mo kung may kaluluwa ang tao. Hindi ako naniniwala dito. At nabanggit din ni Stephen Hawking na ito ay isa lamang “fairy tale”. At mataagal na dapat nabulok ang mga ampatuan sa kulngan, hindi na kaylangan pang antayin ang “paghuhuramentado ng dyos”.

      • Anonymous

        Mamang Pulis, sabi mo bibliya gabay sa tuwid na pamumuhay? eh sabi sa Exodus chapter 21 dapat pala meron akong slaves. e di ba slavery is wrong? so mali pala ang Bible? so mali yung Lord mo?

      • gerry827

        no, the bible did explained everything. you just don’t want to believe it…

      • Anonymous

        aba magagalit sa yo ang mga Muslim at Hindus nyan, dahil you just dont want to believe in Koran and Upanishad, ikaw rin mapupunta ka sa Muslim and Hindu h–l

  • Anonymous

    Andito ako dito kahapon.    Malamig nga parang mall,  kaya lang walang tinda, saka walang magawa  =)

  • Anonymous

    22 Million years to get there?

  • Paul Lennard Ayon

    Oh wow, they found Pandora! :)

  • natashagouws

    We would like to know whats going on on this planet, is there life or just aliens? I want to go live there

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SV465JA65DMOTXSJJWFAF4FBYM ady

      May nauna na sayo, may mga tsekwa na dun, hahaha

    • Anonymous

      pag pumunta ka dun ikaw ang alien…

  • Anonymous

    why not put the little girl to keppler?

  • Anonymous

    With the discovery of Keppler-22 b, I remember Hypatia, the first woman scientist and philosopher who was ahead of her time, who discovered in the 4th century C.E., 1200 years before Keppler, the heliocentric model of the solar system. This discovery and her science had led to her death in Alexandria by the Christians, back then was a new religion, led and ordered by St Cyril. She was accused of being an atheist and a witch, stoned to death, her body torn to pieces and set fire in corners of Alexandria.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IJYMFWI5A74TKZEOGM5OZ66YZU persistence

    IF YOU WILL DECIDE TO LIVE HERE, WHAT THINGS OR CONDITIONS IN PLANET EARTH THAT YOU DO NOT WANT TO EXIST IN THIS NEW AMAZING PLANET..

  • Anonymous

    Life will always find a way and I believe that we are not alone in the universe.

  • Anonymous

    So anu ang significance nito sa buhay ng tao? makakapunta ba tayo dun? whats the big deal?

    • gerry827

      the big deal is that with the deterioration of the earth due to pollution and climate change, survival will be the key of mankind in maybe 100 to 200 years from now… relocating to another planet will be a possibility…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WT5ZX5O7ZBC6Z3LXFA4UIQZC3I emajega

    maniwala nalang tayo na may langit kaysa sa mga sinasabi ng mga scientist tungkol sa bago planetang ito, eh milyong years pala ang layo bago makarating dun.. bat pag aaksayahan pa ng panahon. minsan yung talino ng mga ito wala na sa lugar. nakalimutan na ang common sense.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/fR57eD0XuJWjkS89a7HS9dPgG1OmQiAuMeJv#1fb29 shirley

      wow… ang lupit ng common sense mo… ikaw na ang pinakamatalino para sabihing wala sila nun… ang lupit na siguro ng narating mo…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2QGXQVY3C75YGCJ2O6YDZH2HM4 Jaoh

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    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2QGXQVY3C75YGCJ2O6YDZH2HM4 Jaoh

      Yun ang turo ng simbahan! pagiging ignorante….

  • Anonymous

    Dinosaurs walked the earth some 250 million years ago.  Probably, if earth wasn’t hit by a humongous asteroid, they will still be here.
    Humans have been on earth for some 200,000 years, and since then the earth is in spiral disaster.  By way things are going, mountains are gone, lakes are dead, the air smells like sulfur, who knows how long we’ll still be here.
    Say 1 million years after you and me, would earth still be habitable as it is today?  I have a feeling, before that time, humans will be building a huge huge spaceship for a 22 million years trip to Kepler-22b.

    • Mamang Pulis

      wow.

  • Anonymous

    YEHEY….AT LAST WE HAVE A PLACE FOR OUR GOVERNMENT CROOKS!! KAYA LANG
    NAPAKALAYO–5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS AWAY. HINDI NA PUWEDE SI FIRST GENTLEMAN AT ABALOS DOON–PATAY NA BAGO AABOT…….(BIRO LANG)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_YD3CT2BSCOJ7366EZ5YWIJD3F4 rhayy

    I guess this is a perfect example where the adage ”What the mind can conceive the body can achieve” is not applicable, at least not yet.

  • Anonymous

    dapat maka invento tayo ng sasakyan na mas mabilis pa sa pag iisip para makarating tayo doon.sarap siguro mag bakasyon doon no? wala kang gagawin kundi mag scuba diving…

  • Anonymous

    After backreading through the comments, I find it funny how the religious keep on bending their teachings to accommodate the idea of this new planet lol. 

    • http://twitter.com/abrahamdsl Abraham Darius Llave

      TAMA!

  • Anonymous

    It is a useless discovery for us living today. The planet is 600 light years away, that means if a spaceship can be built today with a speed of light, it will take that ship 600 years to get there. Problem is, we only live up to 85 years 0ld, so we will die along the way, and the 8th generations on that trip will be able to reach that planet.and , there is no such ship today, the fastest ship that the astronauts are using now will take 22 million years to get there.  oh, snail speed. Forget it folks

  • Anonymous

    the galaxy that our solar system is in, is just one of the millions in the entire universe “created by the Almighty Lord God” who dwells in the third heavens, the Holy Scriptures will teach everything you need to know in the whole universe including how to find everlasting life, if you are looking for it, OK?

  • Anonymous

    in cosmogeny a theory stated that the universe came from one finite limited dimension of singularity where all things came into being after that one big blast. another core contention actually on the limitation of physics theorized that the universe started from nothing. so most common people would ask “how can everything came out of nothing?” i could recommend that you either read hawkings “A Brief History of Time” or to answer that question try to watch BBC’s Everything and Nothing. all available at youtube.

    try to expound your perspective and understand that physics has its limitation or at least it is limited because our understanding of it as of now is still limited. for instance, that 22 million years na projection to travel a 600 lightyears distance is an impossible task using the speed of the space shuttle as basis na may maximum na cruising speed or bilis na 7,743 m/s meaning 7 kilometro kada segundo. hindi na marahil pwedeng bumilis pa ito kay sa dito dahil baka hindi na kayanin ng materyales nito ang pressure na kakasalubungin nito habang umaakyat ang antas ng bilis otherwise, baka mag disintigrate na ang shuttle. yan eh sa tantya sa panahon ngayon.

    papano kunyari kung makaimbento tayo ng sasakyan na kayang abutin ang bilis ng speed of light (3×10 to the eight meters per second), baka pwede na. kaya lang sabi sa theory of relativity, habang binabagtas ng isang bagay ang daan para marating nito ang bilis na ganun, tumataas naman ang timbang nito (up to infinity) thus making the required energy for an object to move also shoot up to infinity. so impossible for now. at kahit pa marating natin ang speed of light, it would still take anyone 600 years to go there. yan eh kung tumatakbo tayo theoretically on a vacuum and on a straight path na walang babanggain. funny we can think such.

    but my point is, believing intelligent design is not really contradictory sa physical sciences but one just have to be very careful na hindi maging limitado, endorse fundamentalism o maging literal sa pag interpret ng mga “banal na aklat” (kur-an, tawrat, bibliya) kseh mahihirapan kang mag reconcile ng 6 days creation against billions of years. or on the argument that human is not particularly special and unique for God if there are other intelligent life forms out there.

    • Anonymous

      yes… kaya dapat laging manood ng discovery at national geo.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    “Mall like climate”…Pwede ng pumunta doon si Henry Sy at magtayo ng “Mall of Kepler”…HAWR..HAWR..HAWR!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2QGXQVY3C75YGCJ2O6YDZH2HM4 Jaoh

    I believe that Nasa has a technology that hibernates astronaught for a long time.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2QGXQVY3C75YGCJ2O6YDZH2HM4 Jaoh

    Di pa nga naconfirm kung may lupa sa keppler22b eh.

    Marami pang factors na kelangan magtugma para pwede matirhan ng tao ang isang planeta, sa madaling salita, dapat ang planeta ay kagaya 100% or halos pareho ng earth.

  • Anonymous

    What scientists are finding out only confirms what the Holy Scripture says is true. As numberless as it seems all these stars are yet the Bible says that God can call them all by their names.
     
    In fact the constellations of Pleiades and Orion are named specifically in the Holy Scripture. Thus we have every reason to worship our Creator thru His Son the Lord Jesus Christ.
     
    “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars,    which you have set in place, what are mere mortals that you are mindful of them,    human beings that you care for them?” (Psalm 8:3-4)
     
    May I encourage everyone to read the Bible, for God is just He provides us with every reason to believe and worship Him before the time comes when His mercy will no longer be available and what comes next is the accounting and fearful judgment.
     
    Thus as the Lord Jesus Christ said, as in the days of Noah before the Flood so it will be in the days before our Lord Jesus Christ comes to rule and judge the world.
     
    And mind you, many signs are now falling into place that we need to be able to read the signs of the times.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AWELZOBXVGEUX5RJYINFICL7BQ dan

      Hey mister, please keep your religious belief to yourself. Even the devil would sometimes quote the scripture. 

      • Anonymous

        Yes the devil does quote the Holy Scripture but only to twist the Truth and to deceive people, but god-fearing people quote the scripture in order to teach, rebuke, correct or encourage other people to do what is right in the sight of God.

      • Anonymous

        narinig mo na ba si Lord…hehe..ano ba boses nya, macho ba? o baka naman guniguni mo lang hahaha…reminder lang …mas magaling ka pa sa Lord Jesus mo..kasi ikaw totoo, si Jesus fake…di totoo…enjoy your life free of delusion.

    • Anonymous

      Pablo, Im sure if you were born in Saudi Arabia you would be saying the same thing about the Koran. Or If you were born in India, you would say the same thing about Upanishad and the monkey god Hanuman. hahaha.

      Religion is man made, that is why there is so many. In short, naloko ka lang. Dont be afraid to question your faith and beliefs. If you want to see how your religion, Christianity, started, you only have to look at Scientology and Mormonism and INC. Religion is about control, money and of course sex. Sarap…..yum…

  • Anonymous

    Psalm 14:1
     
    “Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.”

    • Anonymous

      hay naku Pablo, kelan ka ba magigising? hehe…wag ka kasing matakot sa Lord J mo. Magbasa ka na lang ng ibang libro…O baka naman Bible lang ang binabasa mo? hehe. ok I suggest reading god is not Great by Christopher Hitchens, or End of Faith by Sam Harris or God Delusion by Richard DAwkins. mag eenjoy ka pag nabasa mo.

    • Anonymous

      Pablo, ano height ni Lord J mo? mas pogi ba sya kay Muhammad? sino mas magaling sa basketball, si Allah or si Krishna? hehe

  • Anonymous

    “A wicked person listens to deceitful lips; a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.” (Proverbs 17:4)

  • Anonymous

    GOD HATES CRABS AND SHRIMPS (Leviticus 11:9-12)

    These shall ye eat of all that are in the waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, them shall ye eat. 10 And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you: 11 They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination. 12 Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.

    • Anonymous

       That’s why this GOD thing is CRAP

      • Jurel Tampadong

        Pag mamamatay ka na sabihin mo ulit yan.

  • Anonymous

    “Like a thornbush in a drunkard’s hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.” (Proverbs 26:9)

  • Anonymous

    “Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.”
    (Proverbs 18:2)

  • Anonymous

    What if one puts people in the habitable planet? The people would then be referred to as aliens. What if we are the aliens on earth?

    • Pablo Juan

      well in that case, we’d better phone home!

  • Anonymous

    Baka kailangan na ang trabaho diyan sa Kepler-22b
    Do hey need OfWs , makapang apply nga.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

    In case new technology will be discovered in travelling speeds that would cut down 22-million years to 2-years to reach this planet, I would recommend to put a big reminder to mankind NOT TO POLLUTE the planet, NO CORRUPT POLITICIANS AND ITS RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ALLOWED, NO iLLEGAL LOGGERS, NO NUKES, NO MINING, NO TELEPHONE AND CABLE TV DANGLING WIRES, NO PLASTIC PACKAGING, AND NO DRESS ALLOWED :).



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