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GreenWave

(6,208 posts)
Tue Dec 27, 2022, 06:56 AM Dec 2022

Dec. 27th, 2004 When all of us almost died.

It came upon our planet and smacked our atmosphere square in the nose. Fortunately our atmosphere held strong. The object that did that was discovered in the 1970's. It was a flat disc estimated to be more than 10 miles across. And it fired upon our planet at a distance of over 50,000 light years away... Excerpt from a book I hope to launch by late 2023

https://slate.com/technology/2012/12/cosmic-blast-magnetar-explosion-rocked-earth-on-december-27-2004.html
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Dec. 27th, 2004 When all of us almost died. (Original Post) GreenWave Dec 2022 OP
Fascinating. I encourage your writing. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Dec 2022 #1
TY! GreenWave Dec 2022 #2
Props chin on hands.... Go on... irisblue Dec 2022 #3
K&R Emile Dec 2022 #4
Sounds great! newdayneeded Dec 2022 #5
So, you've taken the magnetar explosion that hit the earth in 2004 and are rewriting it Rabrrrrrr Dec 2022 #6
But a minor distraction along the way! GreenWave Dec 2022 #7
"Minerals." n/t yagotme Dec 2022 #8
I want to buy your book Polybius Dec 2022 #9

Rabrrrrrr

(58,343 posts)
6. So, you've taken the magnetar explosion that hit the earth in 2004 and are rewriting it
Tue Dec 27, 2022, 09:12 AM
Dec 2022

as a giant weapon, the 10 mile flat disc, fired at the earth from 50,000 light years away?

That's a pretty cool story - I'm intrigued at both the knowledge that would be needed to do such a thing, and also why folks on a planet so far away wanted to attack the earth.

I'd read it!

Interesting article on the magnetar - I don't remember ever reading anything about it, so I'm glad I know about it now. That's a hell of a blast! Holy crow.

GreenWave

(6,208 posts)
7. But a minor distraction along the way!
Tue Dec 27, 2022, 09:42 AM
Dec 2022

Expect several dozen more incidents seemingly disconnected. I can't give you any more hints. Sorry!

Truly it was going to be my first book, but in researching I found way too much in one particular area and I will try to give "birth" to it by March.

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