On Wed, 06 Dec 2006 00:50:07 GMT, Drunken Jay Walker wrote:
> "Chris L Peterson" <clp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> On 4 Dec 2006 21:13:06 -0800, "Rich" <rander3127@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>How about disproving the simple one before going of on what might be
>>>nothing more than a wild goose chase, make-work project for scientists?
>> Because there's nothing wrong with pursuing more than one avenue of
>> research at the same time. Sometimes it's the wild goose chase that pays
>> off in a big way. Panspermia doesn't have to have occurred in order for
>> research into the subject to be valuable.
>> Generally, research grants sort themselves out in a logical way- the
>> work with the greatest chance of yielding important results naturally
>> tends to attract the most funding. The long shots live on the margins.
>> Seems pretty reasonable to me.
>> Chris L Peterson
>> Cloudbait Observatory
> well, you at least appear to be an expert. But that's all.
Drunk Jay Walker. . .
well, you at least appear to be a troll. But that's all.
Martin R. Howell
Worldwide Amateur Astronomers