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'Space Bubbles' could combat climate change
by creating a floating shield the size
of Brazil between Earth and the sun to
block radiation from hitting our planet

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Posted By: Imright, 6/21/2022 1:25:40 AM

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense droughts, storm, heat waves, rising sea levels and melting glaciers and to stop this destruction, MIT researchers proposes 'Space Bubbles' to shield Earth from the sun's rays to combat the devastation. This geoengineering idea would feature inflatable bubbles, organized in a circular shape the size of Brazil, which would sit between the Earth and the sun, blocking radiation from hitting our planet. 'We believe that inflating thin-film spheres directly in space from a homogeneous molten material–such as silicon can provide the variation in thickness that refracts a broader wave spectrum and allows us to

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 6/21/2022 1:38:00 AM (No. 1192079)
Et tu MIT? What a dumbass idea. Where are they going to get sufficient material, mine it from Jupiter?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: andyboy 6/21/2022 2:38:38 AM (No. 1192095)
Have we decided what earth's ideal temperature should be?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 6/21/2022 2:40:22 AM (No. 1192097)
Yeah, great idea. Let's block the energy coming from the source of all life on Earth.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Highlander 6/21/2022 3:39:38 AM (No. 1192123)
Cool. Shade everywhere you go. To grow our fruits and veggies, we’ll use artificial lights. Who needs the sun?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 6/21/2022 4:21:19 AM (No. 1192127)
What could possibly go wrong with this idea? Mad scientists at it again. Faucimania has infected MIT. So instead of Global Warming these scientists (?) could introduce another ice age. No more melting glaciers. No more sweltering summers. Perpetual winter. Quit trying to play Mother Nature. You guys aren't smart enough.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Californian 6/21/2022 4:23:09 AM (No. 1192128)
Sounds like a great idea... for a B grade disaster movie. After all, what could possibly go wrong?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Timber Queen 6/21/2022 5:31:01 AM (No. 1192143)
Space pollution from the crowd that's upset about plastic bags on the Himalayas.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Subsuburban 6/21/2022 6:00:59 AM (No. 1192162)
My guess is that the "researchers" who proposed this insane idea were among that group of students who were admitted during the brief window of time when MIT dropped the requirement to take the SAT's. There can be no other rational explanation. Affirmative action admissions are so wonderful!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rich323 6/21/2022 6:18:13 AM (No. 1192164)
Ok block the suns rays and there goes solar power— knock that off the list! Sun also drives wind so there goes windmills! Now we’re back to nuclear and coal right where we are now! They’ve killed the green new deal! Yeah!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DCGIRL 6/21/2022 6:29:12 AM (No. 1192170)
Junk science. This must have come from Big Bang Theory.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: F15 Gork 6/21/2022 6:37:33 AM (No. 1192178)
110% BS
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Reply 12 - Posted by: philsner 6/21/2022 7:25:47 AM (No. 1192217)
We don't really have anything to worry about, but it might be a good time to review "The law of unintended consequences".
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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthStar 6/21/2022 7:33:15 AM (No. 1192227)
I am so old I remember them floating the idea of adding coal dust to the polar regions to avoid another ice age
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Reply 14 - Posted by: marbles 6/21/2022 7:41:12 AM (No. 1192230)
No one knows that's why they scream about warming, cooling and change and are never challenged with that very simple question. It's the perfect" crisis " for them . They created a " crisis " where none exists and so it follows, there are no solutions , except the demented destructive schemes they dream up.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/21/2022 7:48:35 AM (No. 1192236)
Remember the Ozone Hole above the South Pole that was going to cause mankind's extinction were it to grow? Of course the "Arbiter's of Smart" all got together and demanded the end of R-12 Freon and aerosol cans of hairspray as the "cure." Result being that the Ozone Hole never went away, but they moved on to "Global Warming," which has since been renamed, "Climate Change," to avoid the inconvenient fact that global temperatures are hitting record LOWS in many parts of the world. This isn't at all about "saving the planet" but it IS all about controlling the Developed World and hindering mankind. Echoing others here: "What could possibly go wrong?"
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bur Oak 6/21/2022 7:49:36 AM (No. 1192237)
What is amazing is that MIT has researchers that can propose something like this and not be embarrassed. They also say, "Climate change is causing more frequent and intense droughts, storm, heat waves, ..," without justification, prove it. Experts are showing who they really are in many fields.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: TruthFetish 6/21/2022 7:51:36 AM (No. 1192243)
Today upstate New York mountain campers are reading this headline in local hospitals while recovering from hypothermia.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: TurtleDove 6/21/2022 8:16:16 AM (No. 1192265)
Has anyone else seen the movie Geostorm?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: paral04 6/21/2022 8:33:04 AM (No. 1192276)
No sun, no crops, no food. Decide if maybe we will get a hurricane to starving, I think I will go for a hurricane.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: lakerman1 6/21/2022 8:35:20 AM (No. 1192280)
Didn't the Simpsons movie do this?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: jimincalif 6/21/2022 8:56:30 AM (No. 1192302)
FTA: “ If we want to make fully informed decisions about the future of our ocean and climate, we need to complete some very critical research in the next decade.” There it is, it’s all about FUNDING. Government funds billions for research. Government is run by power-seeking politicians and bureaucrats who control the purse strings and are using “global warming”, “climate change”, etc. as a way to frighten people and justify ever-growing and more intrusive government. So the way to get FUNDING is to jump on the bandwagon and submit proposals for anything that furthers the climate change narrative. Academics whose area of expertise is extraterrestrial don’t want to be shortchanged in FUNDING, so they need to propose space-based “solutions” to this non-problem to ensure they get a spot at the public trough.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: BarryNo 6/21/2022 9:17:28 AM (No. 1192318)
Stuid idea. How big is the bubble, again? Shadows of objects high up are smaller on the ground for obvious reasons. Also consider space debri and micro meteorites. Pop! POP! POP!...Pop! Fuzzle... also consider that under the shadow, the weather will be drasticly modified. This will have a "butterfly wing" effect on areas around it that could be catastrphic. And seriously... plastic bubbles? How much plastic, what does it weigh, what is the cost of lifting it into orbit. What is its projected lifespan (POP!). What is that based on. You have to process the plastic (polution) and the rocket fuel (more polution) Really... is it worth the effort?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: thefield 6/21/2022 9:21:19 AM (No. 1192321)
MIT admits climate change is not man made.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: hisself 6/21/2022 9:22:20 AM (No. 1192324)
What could possibly go wrong?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Penelope27 6/21/2022 9:22:58 AM (No. 1192325)
Sure, “trust the science” - where have I heard that before…
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Reply 26 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/21/2022 9:28:00 AM (No. 1192330)
Perhaps it will be called the "King Canute Project".
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Reply 27 - Posted by: red1066 6/21/2022 9:28:47 AM (No. 1192334)
More frequent storms than what period of time? The last 75 years? The last 100 years? We've been living in a goldilocks period of time on earth for the last 100 years as far as weather is concerned. Man has no control over it.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 6/21/2022 9:41:35 AM (No. 1192362)
The solar minimum will have kicked in by then and you'll be freezing your butts off and be willing to sell your bodies for fossil fuels to warm it back up.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DVC 6/21/2022 9:44:30 AM (No. 1192371)
Ingenious solutions to a non-existent problem. Stop wasting your time and our money on these hare brained schemes to "solve" something that is NOT happening.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/21/2022 9:47:03 AM (No. 1192378)
This has to be a Leftist's so STUPID it won't work!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 6/21/2022 10:22:59 AM (No. 1192428)
DM needs to stick to Kardashian news.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/21/2022 10:27:26 AM (No. 1192435)
MIT kids, just go try it on another planet and leave my Earth alone.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Trump Won 6/21/2022 10:45:50 AM (No. 1192449)
Lone Star and Barf just need to use the Shwartz to combat climate change.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace 6/21/2022 11:22:38 AM (No. 1192471)
DO NOT mess with Mother Nature!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: kono 6/21/2022 11:42:03 AM (No. 1192490)
Someone at the 'tute has been watching too many reruns of the (awful) first sequel to Highlander.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: mc squared 6/21/2022 12:29:28 PM (No. 1192534)
Yeah. Block the sun from the best spots on earth for solar power.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: LonestarM3 6/21/2022 12:59:39 PM (No. 1192565)
The only thing worse than having moron in charge is having a stupid smart person in charge. If universities are passing out PHDs for political correctness instead of academic ability, it is time to quit supporting them. MIT is supposed to be the best. Have they joined the WokeWackos?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: lana720 6/21/2022 2:04:05 PM (No. 1192635)
Wait till these bubbles intensify the sun’s rays and burn up massive areas of Earth and its crops. Photosynthesis be damned, full speed ahead! Sounds like an idea coming from over-educated idiots with no concern or awareness of secondary effects.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/21/2022 2:07:09 PM (No. 1192642)
We already have a bubble around our planet. It's called out ATMOSPHERE! Can see it now. The climate fanatics would strip the planet of all its resources to build this 'bubble'. They would destroy the planet to save it. They want to control resources. Now we know how they would use them. Now if we build a Dyson Sphere, that's different. We should have all the necessary technology in about 5000 years.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: padiva 6/21/2022 2:12:05 PM (No. 1192645)
Ok.....but first use scientific evidence on a small scale to prove your theory.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: smokincol 6/21/2022 3:15:48 PM (No. 1192699)
like the old question: how many popes does it take to unscrew a light bulb? who is the numbskull who thought up this one? because when its orbital integrity degrades and it falls back to earth, what then? oh, I see, you never thought of that?? I just read some of that gobbledygook and my head was spinning on its axis
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Reply 42 - Posted by: David Key 6/21/2022 5:15:46 PM (No. 1192792)
Which was it....oh yes the third Highlander Film. Had to do with trying to change the weather to become something tame. The problem as I remember it was that despite the best intentions something went wrong and the whole world suffered. Every time I read an article like this one that movie heaves up in my memory. I've read stories, usually sci fi of fantasy where thru technology or thru magic, people try playing God to change something in humanity or nature and the result is Frankenstein's monster or a global desert or ice age. It's like the fools who start messing around with DNA, human or other kinds. Play with natures building blocks and who knows what evil will come upon mankind. Our Republic is seriously ill from all the damned do-gooders trying to bring about "justice", equal outcome, and addressing real or imagined damages done to some group of humans. The result is inevitably to muck up institutions and entities that have served us as a nation very well in the past. There is something in the hearts of humans that feels a need to screw around with thing to "make it all better". Sometimes it works most of the time it just makes things worse. So good luck on screwing around with the weather.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: T&L 6/22/2022 11:04:32 AM (No. 1193357)
Check out the extensive coverage of this issue at: Also the 2017 movie Frankenskies available on Bitchute:
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Aeneid1 6/22/2022 3:38:03 PM (No. 1193605)
Whoever thought this up has Space Bubbles on the brain.
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Posted by Imright 6/21/2022 1:39:27 PM Post Reply
In an ominous replay of the end of Kamala Harris’ 2020 presidential campaign, the DNC is reported to have reduced the price for donors to pose for a photo with Harris from $15,000 to $5,000 just a week after the Democratic National Committee postponed a major fundraiser headlined by Kamala Harris because of a failure to sell tickets, according to a report by Puck News. (Photo) Puck news reporter Tara Palmeri reported Tuesday, “DNC is slashing prices for a photo w/ Kamala Harris. Tickets for a photo with the VP at the Women’s Leadership Forum started at $15,000, but
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