Re: Interesting fragments?

From: Allen Thomson (
Date: Sat Jun 04 2005 - 22:19:15 EDT

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    Bram Dorreman  wrote
    > Björn Gimle wrote:
    >> Three recently catalogued old objects, 28675-676 and 685, have 
    >> RadarCrossSections above 1 m2!
    > As we see in Dutch (translated of course): "You never know how a cow catch 
    > a hare".
    Hmm.   I'll have to meditate on that one.  Perhaps it's a koan.
    > Sometimes small objects are unexpectedly bright. May be this is true for 
    > those.
    Yes, see  which 
    reports an optically bright, radar-tiny object,  and it's not out of the 
    question that the opposite could be true also(*).  Certainly the three 
    objects Björn points out should be checked by visual observers to establish 
    their brightness, or at least an upper bound on it.
    (*) Thinking about it,  that sentence might contain the beginnings of 
    another koan...
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