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Old 5th December 2018, 09:02 AM   #81
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Flashes of light don't create physical deformation.(*)

(*) Well, they can, but not for any practical purposes possibly applicable to this case.
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Old 5th December 2018, 12:47 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by MicahJava View Post
Did the physical deformation create the flash of light, or did the flash of light create the physical deformation?
light creates the flash of light - looks like the sun is guilty
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Old 5th December 2018, 12:52 PM   #83
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could it have been tourists taking photos?
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Old 6th December 2018, 02:10 AM   #84
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Originally Posted by beachnut View Post
light creates the flash of light - looks like the sun is guilty
Well, I suppose that's one kind of energy beam from space.

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Old 6th December 2018, 06:55 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by Dave Rogers View Post
Well, I suppose that's one kind of energy beam from space.

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We are constantly being bombarded by radiation from space.

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Old 6th December 2018, 07:56 AM   #86
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We are constantly being bombarded by radiation from space.

That's why I wear a hat.

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But we're finally seeing real progress in fixing this. In the past five months there's been an over 60% reduction in space radiation bombardment in my area.
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Old 6th December 2018, 08:18 AM   #87
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But we're finally seeing real progress in fixing this. In the past five months there's been an over 60% reduction in space radiation bombardment in my area.
Strangely, there are those who would argue, though in rather different accents, that it's getting that much worse.

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Old 6th December 2018, 12:58 PM   #88
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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
We are constantly being bombarded by radiation from space.

That's why I wear a hat.

Contrary to popular belief, the tin foil is optional
A baseball cap, cowboy hat, or anything else with bill or a brim will do the job, for real harmful radiation from space (I'm talking about solar UV that will cause sunburn, in case there's any doubt. It can be a serious problem for somebody as paleface as I am.)
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Originally Posted by MicahJava View Post
Aaaand this thread single-handedly refuted Mick West's new video on the flashes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dzNW7Hcmhw
That's a truly idiotic conclusion to draw. Different flashes at different times and in different places are allowed to have been caused by different mechanisms. The ones this video refers to are clearly reflections off spinning pieces of debris. To suggest this is refuted by things that look different to this having different explanations is about the sort of inane nonsense that's been the staple diet of the truth movement for seventeen years.

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