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2018-01-13 12:33:03 PM  
"Any sufficiently advanced shadows is indistinguishable from holes."
 
2018-01-13 12:38:41 PM  
Dahak is REAL!
 
2018-01-13 12:44:55 PM  
Throw rocks man.
 
2018-01-13 12:45:52 PM  

levitcleos: "Any sufficiently advanced shadows is our indistinguishable from holes."


FTFA

/pet peeve
 
2018-01-13 01:07:35 PM  
I pictured a rainbow
You held it in your hands
I had flashes
But you saw the plan
I wandered out in the world for years
While you just stayed in your room
I saw the crescent
You saw the holes of the moon
The holes of the moon
 
2018-01-13 01:23:44 PM  
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2018-01-13 01:52:58 PM  
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2018-01-13 01:58:04 PM  

Dr.Fey: levitcleos: "Any sufficiently advanced shadows is our indistinguishable from holes."

FTFA

/pet peeve


/are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*
 
2018-01-13 02:14:24 PM  
Love a lava tube today
 
2018-01-13 02:19:18 PM  
The Nazis that had gold ended up in the Americas, not on the Moon.
 
2018-01-13 02:33:29 PM  
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The truth is more horrifying.
 
2018-01-13 02:36:17 PM  
Nazis?  No, it's Swiss.  Emmental, that is.
 
2018-01-13 02:57:45 PM  
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2018-01-13 02:58:21 PM  
have spawned a strange breed of American Uber-patriots.
Some of them, I'm sure, are fine people.
 
2018-01-13 04:09:20 PM  
swiss cheese
 
2018-01-13 04:35:18 PM  
I'm looking forward to the kooky speculation for these.
 
2018-01-13 04:57:40 PM  
 
2018-01-13 04:59:38 PM  

Spice Must Flow: have spawned a strange breed of American Uber-patriots.
Some of them, I'm sure, are fine people.


Some of that post didn't post.
 
2018-01-13 05:24:17 PM  

Dr.Fey: levitcleos: /are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*

Not a fark-up. A Fark-ism.  As you've only been here since 2004, I'll cut a n00b some slack.

Crtl-F "Rotsky":
http://www.fark.com/comments/3073594/B​ritney-Spears-lawyer-quits-this-mornin​g-just-as-court-is-about-to-start-K-Fe​ds-side-will-be-bringing-in-their-appr​oved-secret-witness-today-Will-Britney​-lose-custody-of-her-boys-today


Who u calling a n00b, n00b?
 
2018-01-13 05:26:16 PM  
Geraldo live special incoming
 
2018-01-13 05:28:05 PM  

balko: Who u calling a n00b, n00b?


;-)
 
2018-01-13 05:33:12 PM  
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2018-01-13 05:41:00 PM  
This IS a repeat of every other time we heard about lava tubes on the moon.
 
2018-01-13 05:41:32 PM  
Relax. I's just Primus' ship.
 
2018-01-13 05:49:48 PM  
Lava tubes might actually be a decent option for living/working on Luna. We'd have to install automatic airlocks every hundred meters or so, but sealing the tubes themselves would probably be simpler than constructing and sealing living/working quarters below ground. Seems like a relatively cheap way to protect the inhabitants. The primary hazards would be meteorite strikes and seismic activity, hence the need for regular automatic airlocks and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.

Similar structures may exist on Mars, and may be useful for the same reasons.
 
2018-01-13 06:09:45 PM  

Wenchmaster: and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.


Spray foam for the win.  Sealing and insulating, can be molded/formed into flat walls and small structures.
 
2018-01-13 06:27:24 PM  
I think gold would not be cost effective to pull out of our gravity well.  If you want to beat the cost of shipping try moving tritium instead.
 
2018-01-13 06:31:08 PM  
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How Lunar holes may have been formed
 
2018-01-13 07:50:44 PM  

Dr.Fey: levitcleos: /are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*

Not a fark-up. A Fark-ism.  As you've only been here since 2004, I'll cut a n00b some slack.

Crtl-F "Rotsky":
http://www.fark.com/comments/3073594/B​ritney-Spears-lawyer-quits-this-mornin​g-just-as-court-is-about-to-start-K-Fe​ds-side-will-be-bringing-in-their-appr​oved-secret-witness-today-Will-Britney​-lose-custody-of-her-boys-today


reffing a 2007 post to justify a 2017 'ism' ism-erizes it?

/I belief ewe our pullin' mai log
 
2018-01-13 08:03:25 PM  

levitcleos: Dr.Fey: levitcleos: /are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*

Not a fark-up. A Fark-ism.  As you've only been here since 2004, I'll cut a n00b some slack.

Crtl-F "Rotsky":
http://www.fark.com/comments/3073594/B​ritney-Spears-lawyer-quits-this-mornin​g-just-as-court-is-about-to-start-K-Fe​ds-side-will-be-bringing-in-their-appr​oved-secret-witness-today-Will-Britney​-lose-custody-of-her-boys-today

reffing a 2007 post to justify a 2017 'ism' ism-erizes it?

/I belief ewe our pullin' mai log


...2018 rather. I'm living in the passed.
 
2018-01-13 08:18:40 PM  
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Listen, I don't know.  His head just popped or some shiat like that.  Does it matter why I did it?
 
TSE
2018-01-13 08:46:29 PM  
Internet hyperbole = holes in the ground are BIZARRE
 
2018-01-13 08:50:06 PM  
A hole in the moom. That's called Uranus, isn't it?

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2018-01-13 09:09:56 PM  
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2018-01-13 09:11:41 PM  

Wenchmaster: Lava tubes might actually be a decent option for living/working on Luna. We'd have to install automatic airlocks every hundred meters or so, but sealing the tubes themselves would probably be simpler than constructing and sealing living/working quarters below ground. Seems like a relatively cheap way to protect the inhabitants. The primary hazards would be meteorite strikes and seismic activity, hence the need for regular automatic airlocks and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.

Similar structures may exist on Mars, and may be useful for the same reasons.


We just have to remember not to delve too deep.

/damn well better not be obscure
 
2018-01-13 09:33:08 PM  

levitcleos: Dr.Fey: levitcleos: /are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*

Not a fark-up. A Fark-ism.  As you've only been here since 2004, I'll cut a n00b some slack.

Crtl-F "Rotsky":
http://www.fark.com/comments/3073594/B​ritney-Spears-lawyer-quits-this-mornin​g-just-as-court-is-about-to-start-K-Fe​ds-side-will-be-bringing-in-their-appr​oved-secret-witness-today-Will-Britney​-lose-custody-of-her-boys-today

reffing a 2007 post to justify a 2017 'ism' ism-erizes it?

/I belief ewe our pullin' mai log


I honestly don't know how many layers deep the deliberate leg-pulling and irony is at this point, but just in case people aren't pretending: Rotsky was a fark-ism back in the day. Find something that's correct, "correct" it to something wrong. Write Pet Peeve.
 
2018-01-13 09:42:29 PM  

Nonrepeating Rotating Binary: Spray foam for the win.  Sealing and insulating, can be molded/formed into flat walls and small structures.


That could be part of it, but once spray foam hardens, it's subject to cracking or breaking if the surface it is adhered to cracks or breaks. Safety measures in that sort of hostile environment need to operate instantly and independent of human attention. Self-hardening gel or liquid under pressure would be a good way to accomplish this.

The habitats will have atmosphere. To minimize atmosphere losses through the porous rock or through any cracks created by seismic activity/meteorite strikes, you'll need something that is flexible and seals instantly. If the sealant is pressurized, sealing minor leaks would require no further action. Sealing larger leaks would set off alarms when the sealant pressure drops. Automatic airlocks every 50-100 meters in the tubes would also seal off the leak location, preserving the rest of the habitat and giving anyone in the leak section more time to don pressure suits or emergency protection.
 
2018-01-13 09:54:35 PM  
Came looking for Vash the Stampede.

So much for claiming *that* bounty.
 
2018-01-13 10:11:05 PM  

Louisiana_Sitar_Club: [img.fark.net image 565x373]

Listen, I don't know.  His head just popped or some shiat like that.  Does it matter why I did it?


You can never trust a Belgian.
 
2018-01-13 10:38:54 PM  

pup.socket: The Nazis that had gold ended up in the Americas, not on the Moon.


The Nazis that went to the Moon used the secret U-Boat fleet to get to the secret Nazi Base in Antarctica, along with the Spear of Longinus and other Nazi relics. They then used their vril-powered antigravity flying discs (modified version of the Horton design) to end up on the Nazi moon bases in 1942. But the Nazis didn't build them, the Reptilians did hundreds of thousands of years ago.
Now, the Nazis took over which explains their connection to the Reptilian-Bavarian Illuminati and Apollo 11's transmission to Houston about seeing UFOs on the Moon. Oh and Alternative 3 is real.
 
2018-01-13 10:51:21 PM  
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2018-01-13 11:02:45 PM  

eyeq360: pup.socket: The Nazis that had gold ended up in the Americas, not on the Moon.

The Nazis that went to the Moon used the secret U-Boat fleet to get to the secret Nazi Base in Antarctica, along with the Spear of Longinus and other Nazi relics. They then used their vril-powered antigravity flying discs (modified version of the Horton design) to end up on the Nazi moon bases in 1942. But the Nazis didn't build them, the Reptilians did hundreds of thousands of years ago.
Now, the Nazis took over which explains their connection to the Reptilian-Bavarian Illuminati and Apollo 11's transmission to Houston about seeing UFOs on the Moon. Oh and Alternative 3 is real.


That's what Allen Dulles wanted you to believe.
 
2018-01-14 12:42:38 AM  

Wenchmaster: Lava tubes might actually be a decent option for living/working on Luna. We'd have to install automatic airlocks every hundred meters or so, but sealing the tubes themselves would probably be simpler than constructing and sealing living/working quarters below ground. Seems like a relatively cheap way to protect the inhabitants. The primary hazards would be meteorite strikes and seismic activity, hence the need for regular automatic airlocks and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.

Similar structures may exist on Mars, and may be useful for the same reasons.


I don't think there's many meteor strikes on the near side.
 
2018-01-14 12:46:37 AM  

White_Scarf_Syndrome: Wenchmaster: Lava tubes might actually be a decent option for living/working on Luna. We'd have to install automatic airlocks every hundred meters or so, but sealing the tubes themselves would probably be simpler than constructing and sealing living/working quarters below ground. Seems like a relatively cheap way to protect the inhabitants. The primary hazards would be meteorite strikes and seismic activity, hence the need for regular automatic airlocks and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.

Similar structures may exist on Mars, and may be useful for the same reasons.

I don't think there's many meteor strikes on the near side.


Ah crap, I completely misunderstood early lunar activity and brain farted on being tidally locked not meaning protected.

How would you test for the tunnels being stable and air tight?
 
2018-01-14 04:36:18 AM  

BarryJV: Rotsky was a fark-ism back in the day. Find something that's correct, "correct" it to something wrong. Write Pet Peeve.


pet peave
 
2018-01-14 12:00:38 PM  

BarryJV: levitcleos: Dr.Fey: levitcleos: /are? lol *double-fark-up high-five*

Not a fark-up. A Fark-ism.  As you've only been here since 2004, I'll cut a n00b some slack.

Crtl-F "Rotsky":
http://www.fark.com/comments/3073594/B​ritney-Spears-lawyer-quits-this-mornin​g-just-as-court-is-about-to-start-K-Fe​ds-side-will-be-bringing-in-their-appr​oved-secret-witness-today-Will-Britney​-lose-custody-of-her-boys-today

reffing a 2007 post to justify a 2017 'ism' ism-erizes it?

/I belief ewe our pullin' mai log

I honestly don't know how many layers deep the deliberate leg-pulling and irony is at this point, but just in case people aren't pretending: Rotsky was a fark-ism back in the day. Find something that's correct, "correct" it to something wrong. Write Pet Peeve.


As a almost 14 year lurker, I finally feel a bit initiated. Feels welcomely fuzzy and spikey (Farky? I wouldn't have it any other way). The depths of comedic sarcasm within these threads (mixed with a lil Gervais) has quite literally changed how I speak to some people out in the world. I don't even care anymore whether the snark is detected. It just feels good.
 
2018-01-14 01:49:51 PM  

White_Scarf_Syndrome: White_Scarf_Syndrome: Wenchmaster: Lava tubes might actually be a decent option for living/working on Luna. We'd have to install automatic airlocks every hundred meters or so, but sealing the tubes themselves would probably be simpler than constructing and sealing living/working quarters below ground. Seems like a relatively cheap way to protect the inhabitants. The primary hazards would be meteorite strikes and seismic activity, hence the need for regular automatic airlocks and sealing the rock structure of the tubes with two layers of plastic separated by a liquid which hardens on exposure to air or vacuum.

Similar structures may exist on Mars, and may be useful for the same reasons.

I don't think there's many meteor strikes on the near side.

Ah crap, I completely misunderstood early lunar activity and brain farted on being tidally locked not meaning protected.

How would you test for the tunnels being stable and air tight?


canaries?
 
2018-01-14 01:52:18 PM  

pup.socket: eyeq360: pup.socket: The Nazis that had gold ended up in the Americas, not on the Moon.

The Nazis that went to the Moon used the secret U-Boat fleet to get to the secret Nazi Base in Antarctica, along with the Spear of Longinus and other Nazi relics. They then used their vril-powered antigravity flying discs (modified version of the Horton design) to end up on the Nazi moon bases in 1942. But the Nazis didn't build them, the Reptilians did hundreds of thousands of years ago.
Now, the Nazis took over which explains their connection to the Reptilian-Bavarian Illuminati and Apollo 11's transmission to Houston about seeing UFOs on the Moon. Oh and Alternative 3 is real.

That's what Allen Dulles wanted you to believe.


I read on a conspiracy theory website that there was a dead extraterrestrial hidden in a secret chamber underneath the Capitol Building and John Foster Dulles was involved in some way.
 
2018-01-14 04:03:40 PM  
White_Scarf_Syndrome:
How would you test for the tunnels being stable and air tight?

There are a variety of proven engineering techniques to determine the stability of a structure, but the most likely would be to bore 1 cm holes a meter or so into the tube walls at intervals to check the integrity of the rock. The builder would have to do this anyway before they could build airlocks to seal the tubes.

Don't bother testing the rock structures for airtight integrity, just apply spray sealant to the interior of the tubes once the airlocks and internal structural components are in place (minimum of three airlocks- one on the surface, one at each end of the length of lava tube you're sealing. Put in your automatic sealing sleeve around the structural components and over the spray seal, then pump in atmosphere to the desired pressure (probably the rough equivalent of air pressure at Denver). Lather, rinse, repeat down the length of the lava tubes, installing fail-safe airlocks every 50 - 100 meters.

Note the quality of living quarters will be dependent on the usable internal diameter of the lava tubes. We're probably not going to build individual quarters. It'll probably be more like living on a submarine.
 
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