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Occam suggests that the sounds are either able to be explained as typical noises that 'just happen' or are hoaxes. It is unfortunately extremely common for a large number of copy-cat reports of major "strangenesses" to occur once something suitably notable appears "on the web". There are numerous web discussions about these "phenomena". This 14 minute ...


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The billiard balls do not have atmosphere (O2,H2O, N2, CO2, O3, particulate, ...), clouds, forests, terrain, sea. Each component modulate the answer in relation to absorption, refraction and reflection, trapping/reflecting more or less radiation. More heat from the sun at the surface >> more water vapor in the atmosphere >> more clouds >> more albedo ...


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The fact that the ocean is proportionally smooth doesn't matter -- when a light wave with wavelength ~500 nm hits the ocean, all it knows is that it's running into huge, 60 foot tall irregularities. It doesn't care if these waves are small compared to the rest of the earth. I mean, how would it even know? For specular reflection, you need absolute ...


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As Dirk Bruere has pointed out, the mass of the earth's oceans is 1400/5 times the mass of the earth's atmosphere. If 1% of that mass is converted to vapor (and not immediately precipitated out), this implies a mass of water vapor 1400/500 times the mass of the atmosphere, or 2.8 times greater. Ignoring the slight change in gravitational attraction of the ...


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Earth's atmosphere = 5 x 10^18 kg Earth's oceans = 1.4 x 10^21 kg So if 1% of the water became atmosphere the pressure would likely increase by about a factor of 3 or so. Probably not survivable given the temperature this would require



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