And if it is there, so what? Is it worth going all that way to mine illudium phosdex, when hardly anyone even uses shaving cream anymore? Or do we want to make war on the monkeymen?
OK, maybe we'd better keep an eye on the monkeymen. They might start flinging comets at us from way out there, and we'd have to equip Earth with a super-Bergenholm to be able to dodge.