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Using quantum teleportation, one could be there in a fraction of a second. Of course, other issues do come into play. Such as our lack of knowledge regarding precisely where A star light years away from us is. Any form of "Point and shoot" transportation would cause us to arrive at the star's location 4.3 years ago. We will have to guess where the stars we travel to will be when we arrive there, and hope our math was right.
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we can't make the assumption LIFE in a different star system must require similiar temperatures, pressure etc to thrive/considered habitable.

Life as we know it requires some form of liquid to act as a transport medium for nutrients.

I'm not saying there is no liquid anything on this planet, but there is probably not liquid water.
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Using quantum teleportation, one could be there in a fraction of a second. Of course, other issues do come into play. Such as our lack of knowledge regarding precisely where A star light years away from us is. Any form of "Point and shoot" transportation would cause us to arrive at the star's location 4.3 years ago. We will have to guess where the stars we travel to will be when we arrive there, and hope our math was right.

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Don't get too happy. Most theorists would tell you large scale quantum teleportation is impossible. Granted, those same theorists less than 5 years ago said QT of any state between two atoms was impossible.

http://www.livescience.com/7647-teleportation-milestone-achieved.html
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They will soon learn that NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. We just have not learned HOW to yet.
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They will soon learn that NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. We just have not learned HOW to yet.

Exactly correct.
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They will soon learn that NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE. We just have not learned HOW to yet.
That is very true ^_^ people may so many things are impossible but there not thumb.gif
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It´s not in the habitable zone it´s more like Mercury in our system extremly hot but it´s just the closest you can find a planet also Alpha centauri has 3 suns Alpha Centauri A,B and Proxima Centauri and is just 4 Lighyears away.
Show´s they have planets allmost everywhere, and this one is in reach for probes we can send some there in about 50 years biggrin.gif.

Not only is it hot, but it would crush you with its gravity. It orbits the sun in less than 4 days.
    
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I don't see us physically reaching this planet even even in this century, given the rate at which we keep increasing our maximum speed limits.

But it's great to learn that our closest star system has a planet! What's crazy is that despite being the closest start system to ours, it's taken us THIS long to spot the goddamn planet. Scientists were right when they said that looking for planets outside our solar system is like trying to spot a single grain of sand on a large sandy beach from the moon.
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Life as we know it requires some form of liquid to act as a transport medium for nutrients.
I'm not saying there is no liquid anything on this planet, but there is probably not liquid water.

http://gizmodo.com/5704158/nasa-finds-new-life

No one said life needs liquid water either.
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