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Old 02-08-2013, 03:45 PM   #63
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Your expert -- who is it - Plait? -- does not understand McCanney's model.
Uh, yes, he does.

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The x-rays are not produced because of high heat. I've explained this in simple language.
The process by which comets produce x-rays isn't thermal. Duh.

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The x-rays on the sunward side of the cometary nucleus are produced because energy is conserved. When the electric current from the sun reaches the comet it must slow down because the comet is moving very fast -- not sure how fast but probably 20,000 miles an hour at least.
You're making no sense whatsoever.

Got that calculation done yet?
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