Transcript of Interview with Amebork

TRANSLATOR:
We have determined that you weigh 15 pounds on Earth?
How much do you weigh on your homeland?

Amebork:
I don't have a scale.

TRANSLATOR:
When is your Earth birthday?
How old will you be on your next Earth birthday?

Amebork:
I don't have birthday.

TRANSLATOR:
How old are you on your homeland?

Amebork:
Can we change the subject now?

TRANSLATOR:
How long is a year on your homeland?

Amebork:
You are really into details, aren't you?

TRANSLATOR:
How long is a day on your homeland?

Amebork:
No comment.

TRANSLATOR:
How many natural satellites does your homeland have?

Amebork:
Zero.

TRANSLATOR:
Any rings?

Amebork:
No rings, but it has a tail.

TRANSLATOR:
Describe some of the major surface features of your homeland.

Amebork:
Lumps of ice and rock.

TRANSLATOR:
Is your homeland an inner planet, outer planet, or not a planet?
If it is a planet, is it a terrestrial or gas planet?

Amebork:
It is not a planet.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the distance from the Sun to your homeland?

Amebork:
It moves a lot.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the size of your homeland?

Amebork:
It gets smaller the closer we are to the Sun.

TRANSLATOR:
Describe the atmosphere of your homeland.

Amebork:
No atmosphere, but jets of gas and dust.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the surface temperature of your homeland?

Amebork:
Details, details, details!

TRANSLATOR:
Have there been any space missions to your homeland?

Amebork:
CONTOUR Missions.

TRANSLATOR:
What is the latest news on your homeland?

Amebork:
Linear made its closest approach to the Sun in July of 2000.

TRANSLATOR:
How did your homeland get its name?

Amebork:
Aristotle named my homelamd using the Greek word for "hair of the head".