Joe, That is how I see it too. Kimball ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joe Orman" <joe.orman@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 8:20 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: meteorite photographed hitting Earth > As Carl Sagan said, "Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." Until there is some other confirmation (such as a hole in the lamp post), the evidence is questionable. I know from experience that often photos do not show what they seem to show. But I'll keep an open mind. > > --Joe Orman > > Kimball Corson <kcorson@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi Joe, > > But really now, why not? Very low probability events do occur. So > infrequently in fact, that assessing their probabilities is extremely hard. > Also, given the distance and human reaction times being what they are, I > would not have expected the photographer to know what he was photographing > at the time. If he did, then I would be more suspicious. A better report > afterwards at the scene of what was observable would have been helpful, > however. > > Kimball Corson > > > > > > > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.