Re: RE: First man burried on other planet
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 00:11:28 EDT

> But of course, any alien patrons that wanted to help
> our little species out
> with figuring out the whole planet-solar
> system-galaxy thang, could have
> cut us a real break by letting the moon hang on to
> some of it's rotational
> momentum just a few tens of millions of years
> longer. A spinning moon face
> would have made it pretty obvious to our ancestors
> that we were surrounded
> by globes (and probably lived on one ourselves).

Assuming, of course that the alien benefactors were benevolent. Maybe we were an experiment (i.e. "How long will it take them to figure it out...?")

--Mac Tonnies