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Saturday, March 5, 2011

I, for one, welcome our alien overlords: NASA finds fossilized aliens


by John MacBeath Watkins

Above is a picture of a fossilized alien being, according to Dr. Richard B. Hoover, an astrobiologist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

Hoover broke open a very rare type of meteorite belonging to the class CI1 carbonaceous chondrites. There are nine such meteorites known to exist on earth, so class size doesn't seem to be a problem. He cracked the thing open and, as they say in Cockney rhyming slang, had a butcher's hook, with a scanning-electron microscope and a field emission electron-scanning microscope.

Some of the fossil remains of microbes he found in the rock were strikingly familiar to microbes on earth, others looked like nothing in this world.

Full story here.

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