Real Metal planets

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  1. UltraPrimus56

    UltraPrimus56 In the ruins of paradise

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    Do you think that there are planets made completely out of metal, somewhere in the universe just like Cybertron?
     
  2. Autobus Prime

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    Yeah, Earth. :D 

    It's a big ball of iron and nickel, wrapped in some light metal compounds, with some rust on the top. :D 
     
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    It's possible. But not totally hollow, like Cybertron is.
     
  4. Aernaroth

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    Well, not naturally. And probably not in a way that's stable.
     
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    War Planets.
     
  6. UltraPrimus56

    UltraPrimus56 In the ruins of paradise

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    Other than Earth my friend ;) .
     
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    I wouldn't think Cybertron like, but maybe as a planet cover in liquid metal. Perhaps a planet near its star warms the planet and the metal came from smaller rock bodies and over time a ocean was created.
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    Other "mostly metal" planets and space objects include: The Moon, Mars, Venus, Mercury, many (if not most) asteroids, Triton, etc.

    Metals are very common materials in space.
     
  9. Rexidus

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    I imagine former gas giants whose gaseous atmosphere was blown away might leave behind earth sized iron cores. Then again maybe not.
     
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    Of course, they probably aren't curled up gods either.
     
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    Many gas giants have a "core" of solidified or liquified gas, though this layer can also surround a denser core of metallic or rocky material.


    You don't know that.
     
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    I'm reminded of the recent Futurama episode where they wind up on a planet and the professor's nanobots evolve over the course of a few days. I suppose it's not impossible for mechanical life to evolve on another planet instead of organic life. I mean it's only because of a random convergance of a few chemicals billions of years that are why we're here. Who's to say that process couldn't happen with mechanical systems?
     
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    Given that much of Earth consists of metal, I'm sure there's a planet somewhere in the universe that's made entirely, or at least mostly, of metal.
     
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    yeah
     
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    It's always possible. There's still a lot of the Universe we haven't seen, so who knows?
     
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    A wise man once said "We may never know all but we will try our da**est to understand what we can" I believe this more and more every day and if a plant like that found with in my lifetime it will be the 2and grastest day in my life
     
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    Well, that's not quite right...

    Beast Machines taught us the true origin of Cybertron: It was an organic planet that was built upon over millions of years and made into the technological planet we know today.


    *RUNS out of thread - dodges rocks and bottles*:D 
     
  19. TrueNomadSkies

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    Likewise. :) 


    Plus, I always had this silly theory in the back of my mind that the Beast Planet was actually Unicron that I could almost make myself believe.
     
  20. JetFormers

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    This...Some times you gotta wonder what is beyond the milky way..Do you ever wonder there is another planet with life on it? ...Or if aliens do truly exist ARE US HUMANS, and the beings that live on earth the only living thing in this universe?! Gah..That's what happens when you think to much at night and when your bored.
     

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