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Now, I am just kidding about the aliens but you all know some people out there are probably going to come up with some youtube video and use google earth to show coordinates and mysterious shapes and conclude in their "out-of-this-world" mind that this is linked to aliens.

A group of Russian scientists plumbing the frozen Antarctic in search of a lake buried in ice for tens of millions of years have failed to respond to increasingly anxious U.S. colleagues -- and as the days creep by, the fate of the team remains unknown.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/02/0...z1lKarTiLr

I think they are; (1) having bad luck with their radio transmissions, (2) completely lost, (3) frozen to death. Antarctica is a harsh place!
I think they are; (1) having bad luck with their radio transmissions, (2) completely lost, (3) frozen to death. Antarctica is a harsh place!
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Your reasoning seems logical however would just like to point out a common mistake most take when it comes to aliens. It is kinda of ignorant at this point to assume we are alone in this vast universe. Especially with planets being found like crazy lately. Its a big universe which may have just always been here so I wouldn't write off alien abductions to fast or you might be shocked when they finally do show themselves in the near future. It is like the ancients trying to recogonize god if he was to appear before them. In all there infinate wisdom of time How would they tell the difference between a superior minded being and the real GOD of all creation. How would they measure his/her worthiness yeap chants spells and bone throwing. One other thing would also like to point out every religion or belief system always mentions they "Gods,angels, demons" came/fell from above. So ask yourself do you really believe you are wiser the all the elders of old because of your few decades you have been around on this world? They were convinced they knew what they did as fact and the truth all the way to their death beds. So I ask you do not make that same mistake and think you are all knowing as they once did. They are real they have been here before and if you can't wave them down. Then shoot them down we need that tech to get off this rock!
(02-03-2012 01:12 PM)jmtomes2001 Wrote: [ -> ]I think they are; (1) having bad luck with their radio transmissions, (2) completely lost, (3) frozen to death. Antarctica is a harsh place!

Your reasoning seems logical however would just like to point out a common mistake most take when it comes to aliens. It is kinda of ignorant at this point to assume we are alone in this vast universe. Especially with planets being found like crazy lately. Its a big universe which may have just always been here so I wouldn't write off alien abductions to fast or you might be shocked when they finally do show themselves in the near future. It is like the ancients trying to recogonize god if he was to appear before them. In all there infinate wisdom of time How would they tell the difference between a superior minded being and the real GOD of all creation. How would they measure his/her worthiness yeap chants spells and bone throwing. One other thing would also like to point out every religion or belief system always mentions they "Gods,angels, demons" came/fell from above. So ask yourself do you really believe you are wiser the all the elders of old because of your few decades you have been around on this world? They were convinced they knew what they did as fact and the truth all the way to their death beds. So I ask you do not make that same mistake and think you are all knowing as they once did. They are real they have been here before and if you can't wave them down. Then shoot them down we need that tech to get off this rock!

My apologies, don't get me wrong, I believe there is life beyond our solar system and possibly life within a few planet's moons away. I was pretty much making a joke of how possibly someone might come to a conclusion without any evidence that the disappearance is alien related because they were drilling for something "deep and ancient." Its all hypothetical at this point.
sounds an awful lot like the plot of the Thing to me, just sayin.
Or alien vs predator - AVP
This should be a poll . Frozen to death has my vote . The drill broke the ice into the underground lake and pressure escaped in a volcano of water , which froze them like Han Solo .
The lake Vostok. A new untouched place for us humans to pollute.
I guess they are okay, looks like radio transmission problems before.

Russian scientists reach lake under Antarctica
http://news.yahoo.com/russian-scientists...03186.html
Well, this article gives a little more insight as to what is happening in the Antarctica. Greed, never stops, and it is a race to obtain it. Looks like Russia has won. What did they really discover?

Is there life there? Is this the water to the fountain of youth? Why is so much money being spent to reach these lakes?

The effort, however, has drawn strong fears that 60 metric tons (66 tons) of lubricants and antifreeze used in the drilling may contaminate the pristine lake.

Bell said the Russian team was doing its best "to try really hard to do it right" and avoid contamination, but some others were nervous.

The lake's pristine water may make entrepreneurs sweat just thinking of its commercial potential.

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireSto...a-15537407
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Nostrovye!
(02-09-2012 03:31 AM)Alvar Wrote: [ -> ]Nostrovye!

Sorry, that didn't Google translate!
(02-09-2012 05:49 PM)fr3d Wrote: [ -> ]
(02-09-2012 03:31 AM)Alvar Wrote: [ -> ]Nostrovye!

Sorry, that didn't Google translate!

Also spelt "nostrovia", it means "cheers" in Russian.
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