Mr. Negative Pants, ,
:lol: I'd hope that whatever intelligent beings were trying to do that could do better than reducing the speed by 6 miles an hour per 100 years. :lol:Whoa. Maybe something out there doesn't want any part of us leaving our little corner of the universe!
In all seriousness, that is wild. I wonder what is causing it?
Apparently nobody read my link.This is old news : original article dates from 10 Feb 2002. Phenomenon is still not explained though.
I didn't, but it does seem the most logical answer to me as well.Apparently nobody read my link.
It is (or was) flying through dust from the Kuiper belt, and they've managed to measure the density of said dust from the missing components of the acceleration for which they couldn't account. It all makes sense from classical physics; no new forces have been derived from this data.