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The Enterprise and the anomaly

Is the anomaly Illustrated:
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Earth rotation discrepancy

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 ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 22): Quick Math Card

What a lovely thing to receive in the post :) It's a friendly message saying: How do I know? We need to note that there are several different interpretations that can be ascribed to each symbol here.....
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Horrendous Scope of Text

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The Enterprise and the anomaly

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 ...
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Another alien message, but from where?

This is only the first step. The top row ... The next block ... The stuff to the right ...
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Decipher Message from space

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 ...
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Can anyone help poor Fblthp?

Initially, it seems that the face-value interpretation of the question can have no answer. The history tag, though, poses a definite problem, which enables us to think about the problem slightly more ...
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Merely Players they

These are all We should start by
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

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 ...
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An unknown message from an unknown world

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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Another alien message, but from where?

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

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When is the full moon?

On January 21, 2019, On May 7, 2020, On March 1, 2018,
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Who is the only pre-teen that has traveled to outer space?

Is it perhaps Reasoning
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

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

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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An unknown message from an unknown world

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 ...
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Locate the position of moon on a newmoon day?

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 ...
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Simple Homeworlds puzzle

I think the following works. (But I'm not familiar with this game and may very well have failed to spot something.)
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North below south

The answer to this puzzle is: Mere me, Cast second I, Beg or bay, Till softly I, Leave with a coat on me. As for the title:
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

Here's a somewhat silly answer to this question:
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

This can certainly happen if the Enterprise and the anomaly are in a Here's how it works "one dimension down", on a 2-dimensional surface. PS.
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

The Enterprise and the anomaly are When the Enterprise is 100,000 km from the anomaly When the Enterprise is 250,000 km from the anomaly
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Another alien message, but from where?

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Come join me for some midday fun!

You are... My significant other has just dabbled in just one. The little brother of the man who calls thunder, how we first met, in two thousand and nine, on a movie set.
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Come join me for some midday fun!

I'm going to guess it's Taking hints from @line_read_line's answer The third stanza remains. For the rest of my name look to yourself, however you wont see me. Maybe try space, not the kind your X ...
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A time-traveller's puzzle

The Dr.Gluon galaxy is: Explanation: First answer (wrong answer) The Dr.Gluon galaxy is: Explanation:
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The Enterprise and the anomaly

I think the easiest and simplest answer is: Explanation: So, is this physically possible? It seems that it is. The term "orbit" is a bit misleading here, because

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