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pleco
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  10:51:54  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message
quote:
NASA's Voyager 1 has reached the final frontier of our solar system, having traveled through a turbulent place where electrically charged particles from the Sun crash into thin gas from interstellar space.

Astronomers tracking the little spaceship's 26-year journey from Earth believe Voyager 1 has gone through a region known as termination shock, some 8.7 billion miles from the Sun, and entered an area called the heliosheath.


http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=585&e=1&u=/nm/20050525/sc_nm/space_voyager_dc

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That both Voyagers are expected to be operating and delivering scientific data until 2020 was news to me, I wasn't aware they were still transmitting.

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Dave W.
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  12:28:59   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
While I knew that they were still transmitting, I was unaware of their projected lifetimes being so long. I was also under the impression that Bush was going to cut their funding.

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Ricky
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  16:37:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
Does anyone know exactly what data they are sending?

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  17:13:23   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Exactly? A whole boatload of ones and zeros.

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Ricky
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  17:42:57   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
01010100 01101000 01100001 01101110 01101011 01110011 00101100 00100000 01000100 01100001 01110110 01100101 00101110

Note: those aren't random

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  18:46:31   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
01000001 01101110 01111001 01110100 01101001 01101101 01100101 00101100
00100000 01010010 01101001 01100011 01101011 01111001 00101110 00100000
01001010 01110101 01110011 01110100 00100000 01101100 01100101 01110100
00100000 01101101 01100101 00100000 01101011 01101110 01101111 01110111
00100000 01110111 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01111001 01101111
01110101 00100111 01100100 00100000 01101100 01101001 01101011 01100101
00100000 01101101 01100101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100100
01100101 01101100 01101001 01110110 01100101 01110010 00100000 01100001
01101110 01101111 01110100 01101000 01100101 01110010 00100000 01110011
01101101 01100001 01110010 01110100 00101101 01100001 01110011 01110011
00100000 01110010 01100101 01101101 01100001 01110010 01101011 00101100
00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01001001 00100111 01101100
01101100 00100000 01100100 01101111 00100000 01101101 01111001 00100000
01100010 01100101 01110011 01110100 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000
01101111 01100010 01101100 01101001 01100111 01100101 00101110 00100000
01010111 01101000 01100001 01110100 00100000 01100001 01110010 01100101
00100000 01100110 01110010 01101001 01100101 01101110 01100100 01110011
00100000 01100110 01101111 01110010 00101100 00100000 01101001 01100110
00100000 01101110 01101111 01110100 00100000 01110011 01110101 01100011
01101000 00100000 01100001 01100111 01100111 01110010 01100001 01110110
01100001 01110100 01101001 01101111 01101110 00111111

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Ricky
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Posted - 05/25/2005 :  20:11:11   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
01001001 00100000 01110111 01100001 01110011 00100000 01101000 01101111 01110000 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 01111001 00100000 01110111 01100101 01110010 01100101 00100000 01100110 01101111 01110010 00100000 01100001 01101110 01110011 01110111 01100101 01110010 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01110001 01110101 01100101 01110011 01110100 01101001 01101111 01101110 01110011 00101100 00100000 01100010 01110101 01110100 00100000 01100001 01110000 01110000 01100001 01110010 01100101 01101110 01110100 01101100 01111001 00100000 01101110 01101111 01110100 00101110 00100000 00100000 01001001 00100000 01100111 01110101 01100101 01110011 01110011 00100000 01110111 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01111001 01101111 01110101 00100000 01100100 01101111 01101110 00100111 01110100 00100000 01101011 01101110 01101111 01110111 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 00100000 01100001 01101110 01110011 01110111 01100101 01110010 00101100 00100000 01110011 01101101 01100001 01110010 01110100 00100000 01100001 01110011 01110011 00100000 01110010 01100101 01101101 01100001 01110010 01101011 01110011 00100000 01100100 01101111 00100000 01100110 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100001 01110100 00100000 01110110 01101111 01101001 01100100 00100000 01100110 01100001 01101001 01110010 01101100 01111001 00100000 01110111 01100101 01101100 01101100 00101110

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
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Dave W.
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  10:37:54   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
23467454 10051151 30665571 13020137 31274160 31271164 34657440 30271145 10063157 34420141 33471567 31271151 33463440 34272545 34672151 33667163 13420101 33462040 30271440 35662440 30266154 10065556 33673440 31471157 33220110 33666154 36273557 33662054 10062570 34062562 35071440 30271145 10071557 30664541 33066171 10064556 31270164 10060556 31020144 33667047 35020150 30273145 10060556 36220146 34464545 33462163 13427056 10052150 31220142 31271564 10067556 31220143 30267040 31274160 31261564 10063162 33666440 35064145 10051553 31270164 32261440 27643162 32262556 31071537 10047145 35073557 34465440 32271454 10064556 31062545 31026040 34666541 34472055 30271563 10071145 33260562 32671440 30267144 10067564 32062562 10073551 34662440 30671141 30665545 34474456 10040543 35072541 33020141 33471567 31271163 10060562 31220141 10061157 33472563 13401403


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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  11:52:56   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Ricky

Does anyone know exactly what data they are sending?



http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/science/index.html

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Cuneiformist
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  12:08:39   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Cuneiformist a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dave W.

23467454 10051151 30665571 13020137 31274160 31271164 34657440 30271145 10063157 34420141 33471567 31271151 33463440 34272545 34672151 33667163 13420101 33462040 30271440 35662440 30266154 10065556 33673440 31471157 33220110 33666154 36273557 33662054 10062570 34062562 35071440 30271145 10071557 30664541 33066171 10064556 31270164 10060556 31020144 33667047 35020150 30273145 10060556 36220146 34464545 33462163 13427056 10052150 31220142 31271564 10067556 31220143 30267040 31274160 31261564 10063162 33666440 35064145 10051553 31270164 32261440 27643162 32262556 31071537 10047145 35073557 34465440 32271454 10064556 31062545 31026040 34666541 34472055 30271563 10071145 33260562 32671440 30267144 10067564 32062562 10073551 34662440 30671141 30665545 34474456 10040543 35072541 33020141 33471567 31271163 10060562 31220141 10061157 33472563 13401403
Uh, 3.14?
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Ricky
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  17:01:17   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Ricky an AOL message Send Ricky a Private Message
18742894 02764593 14979653 16678872 17634652 12675533 05849269 05284892 05526229 14933938 13828675 09784846 02253845 02342335 07258547 12855252 07298226 16974498 18487343 18457966 16852459 16497433 04589498 19928849 14678993 03344342 17622525 02339748 05792698 18939278 03743528 05748352 15855537 18483923 16879575 07382275 02776787 07266733 07763666 13954957 17872577 19697672 07567964 19457456 03757687 12672757 03598465 14682782 03399595 06589984 16632274 05747596 07559923 18874499 17627723 02764534 02247727 07324624 09799848 18442944 18432356 02338453 16947957 02385643 05543778 03398233 13677727 05359346 14658279 05283365 02269747 04386668 16987437 19963783 14684378 18658774 07563779 02566573 17633733 16695652 14959699 13635535 07398759 07367683 18855888 07758745 18492763 16477654 09566846 14624649 18685828 14983923 13652537 03254433 03774764 05738587 18687233 19829376 18975432 13633537 03747398 02742867 16683422 19465922 05767549 18677628 08394964 05788667 03347344 02546225 03792357 16647282 18454274 18443632 05562868 19959428 03376622 09387554 13952573 08368696 05688867 16624665 05564549 06749998 16844526 19859646 03776292 04248946 18423652 16934846 18878683 17827966 18692975 17932237 18859895 05769297 07748297 03768789 17623375 03276789 05243232 12955732 05349458 16633859 04584996 05794447 02793326 12672775 14672676 02533849 02524844 19853628 16997583 19642633 13427527 07554794 16839894 06396694 16955256 05595759 07254627 02256733 07398595 05576454 08766496 18897324 19495954 16832858 02278637 03374264 02265962 16674648 02597556 07738653 12958883 13437357 15953355 18587993 05769493 03262568 08349468 03265656 07574382 02529437 14643857 12622332 16875827 14626256 16957875 17974832 06289648 02266443 07745558 18675953 09746944 02592688 19673676 13827844 02324653 04264486 16456947 02765573 08288699 16877956 18686223 07279989 05396397 16483287 14483457 09365379 03273752

Edit:

Took about 2 and a half hours to solve Dave's, then come up with one of my own.

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
Edited by - Ricky on 05/26/2005 17:03:08
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Dave W.
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  17:46:14   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Must... do... bills...... Must... not... attempt... decode... now...

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Dave W.
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  20:03:06   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
Okay, I've spent an hour on this without luck. Give me just A through Z as a hint.

Edited to say, "hang on..."

Edited to say: Dammit! At least I gave you clear, 8-bit codes. I still haven't figured out how many bits-per-symbol you're using, Ricky. I thought five, at first, but couldn't get any 5-bit decoding showing squat. Then, perhaps 9 or 3, but diddly either way.

Good job. I give. Should have set some ground rules in advance, I see.

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Ricky
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Well, I used the first bit in a sort of way you would when doing even or odd parody. I use 7 bits of actual information, the first bit just tells you how you're supposed to decode that information. If that doesn't help enough, maybe this spoiler will:

Every digit in my code stands for one binary digit. There is a very simple function you can use, obviously the function isn't one to one.

And here is a spoiler for the "parody" bit, if you're still not understanding that part:

The parody bit just makes all binary 0's become 1's, and vice-versa.

Edit:

To be fair though, you inspired me to do this. I spent an hour trying to figure out what the 1 and 3 meant at the beginning of all your bytes in your previous post (since they almost all begin with 1 or 3). I thought that this is how you would be using them.

Why continue? Because we must. Because we have the call. Because it is nobler to fight for rationality without winning than to give up in the face of continued defeats. Because whatever true progress humanity makes is through the rationality of the occasional individual and because any one individual we may win for the cause may do more for humanity than a hundred thousand who hug their superstitions to their breast.
- Isaac Asimov
Edited by - Ricky on 05/26/2005 23:57:11
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pleco
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Posted - 05/26/2005 :  23:59:16   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit pleco's Homepage Send pleco a Private Message
Man you guys are GEEEKS! LOL

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Edited by - pleco on 05/26/2005 23:59:34
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