Flashing Light Source Puzzles Astronomers

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Flashing Light Source Puzzles Astronomers

[Original headline: Scientists spot mysterious flashing light in Big Dipper] Los Alamos, N.M. (AP) Astronomers using an automated telescope that scans 10 million stars and galaxies a night have discovered a mysterious pulsing light in the Big Dipper. It flashes like a slowly rotating searchlight, scientists say.

''It's a mystery,'' said Los Alamos researcher Jim Wren. ''It's definitely a strange object.''

It was spotted March 29 by the Robotic Optical Transient Search Experiment at Los Alamos. It brightens, then dims and brightens again in a cycle, Wren said.

Ron Remillard of Massachusetts Institute of Technology was the first to see it. He sent out a request for corroborating observations and received a response from Japan within an hour that scientists there saw it, too.

Remillard theorizes the pulsing may come from a black hole, a dying star with a force of gravity so intense that not even light readily escapes its pull. He said the black hole, perhaps on the fringes of our galaxy, may be sucking dust and gas which heats as it spirals to its death, giving off the pulsing light and X-rays.

He has seen similar phenomena, he said, but with different pulse patterns.

''There's a big mystery out there that's not solved,'' Remillard said.

The lightweight ROTSE telescope is designed to wheel around at a moment's notice, giving astronomers a view of celestial fireworks as they occur. It's mainly intended to watch for gamma ray bursts, but it will watch for other phenomena when gamma rays aren't keeping it busy.

The telescope, built in 1997 by Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the University of Michigan, is housed here in an 8-foot steel cylinder along with the computer that runs it. The computer is linked to satellites that may signal phenomena like the pulsing light.

It takes 5.5 seconds from a satellite signal until ROTSE, plugged into the Internet, gets the message. The satellite gives only a general area of sky, so ROTSE swings around and starts snapping electronic pictures, rapidly scanning that part of the sky.

 Story originally published by  The Boston Globe / MA - April 9 2000

-- StarMan (starman@celestial.orbit), April 12, 2000


Maybe it's the Nefilim returning to re-enslave us!

-- Flash (flash@flash.hq), April 12, 2000.

Well I didn't see it there....Maybe my glasses were dirty.

-- Jumpoff Joe (jumpoff@echoweb.net), April 12, 2000.

A slowly rotating flashing light? I saw that thing last night!! There was also a sound coming from the direction of the light. It said...

"Attention KMart shoppers, attention KMart shoppers, tonight in our Delicatessen on aisle 5, we're having a special on human burgers. For the next 20 minutes, human burgers for $1.49 in the Deli on aisle 5"

-- Hawk (flyin@high.again), April 12, 2000.

Disco nite at The Big Dipper?

-- Dancin' Fool (gott@dance.now), April 12, 2000.

If I've warned 'ya all once, it's been a dozen times,

-- Richard (Astral-Acres@webtv.net), April 12, 2000.

If I've warned 'ya all once, it's been a dozen times. Keep the tin foil wraped around your heads. Not too tight mind you, it might cut off circulation and that's bad.

Also do not wrap the foil all around your body, it's hard to pee if you do. Can be a real mess. I know!

-- Richard (Astral-Acres@webtv.net), April 12, 2000.

Typical Hype about nothing,while everybody watches the flashing Light,Wall Street is stealing us blind,the Topsoil is running off and the Water is unfit to drink......

-- Not Amused (zero@focus.nothing), April 13, 2000.

I wonder if it alternates between Red and Blue?

-- Flash (flash@flash.hq), April 13, 2000.

Not Amused-- Not to worry--Maurice Strong and his buddy 'Mike' Gorbachev will soon slip the yoke of their "Earth Charter" over formerly sovereign nations. They have plans to fix all of Earth's problems...but at a VERY high price!--bondage to the UN and One World Global government.

If in doubt, check out references to the Earth Charter, Earth Council, etc. at the UN site or else go directly to the "www.earthcharter.org" site...where you get the poop directly from the horses mouth--so-to-speak. They've got BIG plans for y'all.

-- UNGlobalist (OneWorldGovernment@Sucks.com), April 13, 2000.

Globalist and NotAmused

I'm with you folks. Down with the Globalists. Klintoon is busy signing us up for all kinds of global treaties, codices, agreements, etc. It's amazing why more people don't GI about what's really going on. The longer this goes on, the more traumatic it will be when America realizes how much we have been had by Democrats and Republicans alike! That's the real reason why I chose to live in a semi-rural area. I figure it will take more time for them to get around to looking for me, and by then I'll have moved further on.

One thing I don't understand is why they are setting America and China up for a war in the not so distant future. If they just wait another 10 to 15 years, China will own everything anyway. Why fight?

-- Flash (flash@flash.hq), April 13, 2000.

Rent the Movie...V The Final Battle"

It's four mouths since the Visitors appeared on earth, proclaiming their false friendship. But a resistance movement knows these reptiles, who hid behind a human appearance, are only interested in harvesting earth's inhabitants as a new food source. Continuation of the TV miniseries "V". 4 hours and 45 mins long. 1984, You can find it at... Blockbuster Video stores. Rent the movie " The Dark Crystal " Both of these movies are full of "Secret HIDDEN" messages. See if you can find some of them. The secret information needed to learn the full truth, which is being HIDDEN in movies, is WAY to complicated to explain in a short e-mail. Here is a clue that will help you decode the movie "Mission to Mars." At the beginning of the movie you will hear " T-minus 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-0- Ignition. When you hear the word "Ignition" START your stop watch, the movie is time coded to the O'clock. Watch the movie "O' Lucky Man" for more clues to decode the HIDDEN messages. 140 secs = 2mins 20sec. There are many shorter time lines hidden in the movie. See if you can figure out when you are suppose to start your second #2, stop watch. REMEMBER THE CLUES YOU WILL NEED ARE HIDDEN IN THE MOVIE... "O' LUCKY MAN" In the movie O' Lucky Man, the first time line will start shortly after you see the FBI copyright warning, at the beginning of the tape. When you see the "RED" Warner Bros, 'Logo' get ready. Start your stop watch "Exactly" when you "hear" the "Tone". There is more than two time lines in this movie. Another new timeline will start 140 sec AFTER Travis falls off of the church bench, and the first timeline ends also when Travis falls off the church bench. One of the many, many, many, many, many Hidden messages in O' Lucky Man is that it is telling the story of earths HISTORY, when it once had a 360 day orbit around the sun, and what caused the orbit to change. There are hundreds of movies that have this hidden time coding in them. Look at the Director in the movie O' Lucky Man for Important 'Clues' to decode the movie O' Lucky Man.

-- Searcher (searcher@truthis.awful), April 14, 2000.

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