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Response to BlueStreak (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 2, 2013, 08:42 AM

24. I guess it must be easy to formulate a theory, fail to prove it then die?

This Thomas Gold theory was born out of ignorance of basic physics. This in turn tells me Dr Gold was a specialist who also seemed to lack the intellectual curiosity to read about the behavior of rocks and water at high temperatures and pressures. Unfortunately for dr Gold's theory, hydrocarbon molecules do not assemble by themselves in the high temperature and pressure environment which reigns deep underground. Hydrocarbons do assemble in space under very low pressure and temperature conditions..when they are exposed to high temperature and pressure they fall apart. This means hydrocarbons riding a comet impacting earth would not survive the impac. And they definitely would not self assemble deep underground in an impact crater. The whole idea is baloney. .

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