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Is the anomaly Illustrated:


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I'm happy bringing: Each person is bringing something which


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I'm thinking that it's due to that the earth is not only making rotation but also revolution. In short, in a year, the earth is making "an extra rotation" due to Coin Rotation Paradox. Therefore it adds $24/365$ hours which is roughly $4$ minutes so that the midnight is still midnight~


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Solution Gliese 785 Right ascension 20 15 17 Declination -27 01 58 Alien Message Translation click to enlarge Explanation Page 1 The purpose of this page is to teach us the alien number system. They use a base 3 number system that we call balanced ternary with the '+' symbol defined as +1, the '-' symbol as 0, and the 'x' symbol as -1. In addition ...


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Update: The aliens are using a rather nifty number system that is similar to base 3, but with digits corresponding to zero and ±1. Here's a bit of Python that will convert them to decimal form: def a3(s): r,p,dp = 0,0,0 for c in s: if c not in 'x-+>o': raise LookupError("Illegal symbol ('" + c + "')") if c in 'x-+': r = r * 3 + '...


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Extracting the superfluous characters from each verse results in: Each of these lines represent:


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You are:


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The irony is that an American uncle has wrecked cars (7) Limit citation to 80% with a resolution (5) Baby has misshapen appendage and skin discoloration (6) This evening, the baby eats, almost (7) The idea is that it's not a big, headless cat (6) Bar in Game of Thrones, initially (5) Dime is tight, he thayth with a lithp (5) Make morning ...


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The word is:


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How I got it: And as to how I figured that out, here's the classic that came to mind As for why the 'worldplay' tag:


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The answer is: The nine cities are: Holy Faith = Santa Fe, New Mexico Village of Jack's Progeny = Jacksonville, Florida Country of the Dove = Columbia, South Carolina Ford of Frank = Frankfort, Kentucky White Oak = Albuquerque, New Mexico City of Red People = Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Emperor Aurelius' New City = New ...


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This is a great example of classic "lateral thinking" puzzle misdirection, sending everyone into more and more convoluted spacetime-based answers, when the true answer is actually much simpler, if you just stop and read the puzzle carefully. Highlighting the important words from the puzzle: Therefore: QED.


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This is only the first step. The top row ... The next block ... The stuff to the right ...


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It's It shows It is An appropriate response might be either or perhaps Since the questioner asks: I read all the hints (I always do), though I've no idea what a question less than half an hour old is doing with four hints already. I don't think I'd have needed them, though #4 saved a minute or two dragging the right-hand edge of a text-editor window ...


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I notice that the word “about” is used a couple of times in the question, so I assume that we’re allowed to use some approximations in our answers.  And, of course, the conventional answer is that the circumference (the length of the orbit) is $2 \pi r$.  For $r=250,000$, this formula gives us a circumference of $2 \times \pi \times 250000 = 1570796 \text{ ...


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Partial answer: first four sections 00 is 01 is 02 is 03-13 are 14-23 are 24 is Patterns are: 25-31 seem to be Patterns are: 32-37 are 38-43 are


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The students have produced strange results because Topic 1: Topic 2: Topic 3: Topic 4: Topic 5: Topic 6: Topic 7: Topic 8:


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The message as an image, based on M Oehm's answer: My interpretation:


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This is also very much a work in progress, but ... Do these figures make any sense to you? . .


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Partial Answer Going off of OP's newest hint: The second-to-last 'page' seems to contain two nonsensical equations: = (1) (1.45e53) = (1) (4.88e16) The first one corresponds to the mass of the universe in kg The second when googled (4.88e16), find very few results, the only coherent one (aside from this post) being this link, a ...


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Work in progress. Based off the work of Quark:


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I believe the blank spaces are The meaning of these numbers are So, for example, The numbered clues, in order, spell out The amount of time that M Langley sunbathes for, 811.44 hours The name Langley itself refers to


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Is the anomaly a Consider the following (The above image may have been copied from one of the following sources: 1, 2, 3, or 4.) Then


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The object was This works because the second orbit: But the first orbit: Illustration:


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Partial answer: last two sections, and conclusion For the first four sections, see Sconibulus's answer. For the rest I propose the following interpretations: Then, in the last series, At the end of the last series Now, If we are to work out where they live, it seems that In comments, OP says that After consulting various sources (some recommended by ...


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Assuming that the night sky is clear, you could even be an amateur astrologer for the stars to tell you where that new moon is. These three diagrams almost need no further explanation. Some explanation anyway: Being an amateur astronomer, you know that a new moon occurs when the moon is very close to being in the direct line between sun and earth. That is ...


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