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by FastFourierTransform
01 Mar 2021 10:33
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Astrobiology Poll
Replies: 32
Views: 6680

Astrobiology Poll

35972 The wording of the survey with all this indistinct testing is seen to me as overloaded, meaningless and collapsing under its own weight. Roy, the idea here is not to have an accurate representation of what each one of us thinks really but to have a Jelly Beans in a Jar kind of poll, a crowd w...
by FastFourierTransform
27 Feb 2021 10:37
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites
Replies: 100
Views: 14630

Asteroids, meteors, and meteorites

35944 Maybe some parts of the planet are more favorable for these?  Has any research been done into that I wonder? A lot of research indeed and everything seems to corroborate that they indeed fall everywhere on Earth. Since the fall of a meteor doesn't depend on the particular point of Earth's rot...
by FastFourierTransform
27 Feb 2021 10:25
Forum: Development
Topic: Work progress 0.991
Replies: 159
Views: 37463

Work progress 0.991

SpaceEngineer wrote:
Qr Bbpost Bunch of a new screenshots.

What and outstanding job Vladimir. This code is a piece of art. There are many things that might be of interest here that I don't know where to start. Kudos to you and the entire SE team.
by FastFourierTransform
24 Feb 2021 02:39
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 1330
Views: 322675

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

35922 I remember talking to Vlad about the H-R diagram and he liked the idea of including a small H-R diagram for stars in the field of view and when you mouse over individual stars it would highlight its position on the diagram and you could also mouse over a speck on the diagram and it would high...
by FastFourierTransform
18 Feb 2021 01:57
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: General suggestions for SpaceEngine
Replies: 1330
Views: 322675

General suggestions for SpaceEngine

35838 In my opinion, respecting what the HR diagram tells us on the evolution of the star is quite imporant. It would greatly improve the consistency of the SE universe. It would indeed, but there are several reasons why this is currently an outstanding scientific endevour. It would result in publi...
by FastFourierTransform
14 Feb 2021 23:48
Forum: Development
Topic: Work progress 0.991
Replies: 159
Views: 37463

Work progress 0.991

Programing this is a truly amazing feat. Thank you, as always, for such an incredible job. I'm concerned with the mutual shadowing of the different objects in the rings. That might be a fundamental feature of such scenes in real life, but possibly a CPU killer and an imposible programing goal. I Hop...
by FastFourierTransform
28 Jan 2021 04:06
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Conspiracy Theory Thread
Replies: 107
Views: 35157

Conspiracy Theory Thread

I now see that most of the points addressed by Captain Disilussion and Phil Plait are taken from this thread: https://www.metabunk.org/threads/fake-ufos-casting-shadows-on-the-moon-ovni-sur-la-lune-2020-03-26.11185/ In my opinion the sudden stop of the atmospheric perturbations is enough to end this...
by FastFourierTransform
26 Jan 2021 12:33
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Conspiracy Theory Thread
Replies: 107
Views: 35157

Conspiracy Theory Thread

35770 Actually a pretty well made video.  What gives it away, besides the extremely unlikely suggestion that spaceships several km in size fly over the Moon, is their speed. Indeed it is a very well made piece of fakery. Captain Disillusion did a very good video explaining and reproducing this one....
by FastFourierTransform
26 Jan 2021 07:04
Forum: Development
Topic: Future of space engine
Replies: 11
Views: 3374

Future of space engine

35768 I have a baby, so can't work 24/7 like before:) Congratulations Vladimir! Such good news. Also thanks for all the hard work as always. Having a team is a complicated thing indeed; teams are good to make things quicker and to allow for improvements in the workflow, but first, the team has to l...
by FastFourierTransform
12 Jan 2021 03:23
Forum: Mods and Addons
Topic: How to make maps for Earth (Like I did with Hawaii or like Klud with Grand Canyon)
Replies: 15
Views: 1653

How to make maps for Earth (Like I did with Hawaii or like Klud with Grand Canyon)

Khorrah ,This is an astonishing work! Thank you so so much. I've been waiting for a tutorial like this for a long time. No wonder no one could replicate Klud's outstanding mods. There are so many small details and steps that have to be correctly executed.... Thank you a lot. I hope this inspires ot...
by FastFourierTransform
05 Jan 2021 03:24
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Science and Astronomy Questions
Replies: 1765
Views: 355604

Science and Astronomy Questions

35613 Someone else posted a video of a blue triangular object (could have been anything really)....I guess the pandemic is causing some kind of mental effect. That is an easy one: https://www.metabunk.org/threads/blue-ufo-over-hawaii.11526/ 35612 Sure, I'll give a critique. The source was the New Y...
by FastFourierTransform
02 Jan 2021 15:59
Forum: Off-topic Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Thread
Replies: 306
Views: 39301

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Thread

Those are some really bad news. I hope that the mortality rate is not also higher (as is been concluded for now), but still it might yield more deaths that the previous coronavirus. Hopefully the vaccines work also for this variant and hopefully the people that had the first variant gain some inmuni...
by FastFourierTransform
22 Dec 2020 02:03
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Astrophotography
Replies: 553
Views: 108079

Astrophotography

Watsisname wrote:
Qr Bbpost No luck here, either. Have not had a clear sky all December, and now it's snowing.

Spain has also been covered in clouds all the week :(
Image
by FastFourierTransform
19 Dec 2020 07:52
Forum: Space Journeys
Topic: Your SpaceEngine Videos
Replies: 351
Views: 92485

Your SpaceEngine Videos

JKerman wrote:

Wowowow! That was awesome. Congratulations.
For some reason the intro reminds me of some "analog horror" clips like the ones from Gemini Home Entertainment.
by FastFourierTransform
19 Dec 2020 07:40
Forum: Science and Astronomy Discussions
Topic: Space; How did you get interested in it?
Replies: 24
Views: 5746

Space; How did you get interested in it?

35373 Hello everybody! My story is not as romantic as stargazing in nature or anything like that. I just accidentally saw a few articles and videos on YouTube that hooked me with something. It was only about 6 years ago. But now I'm 30 and I try to follow the news from the space industry. I guess I...
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