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Extraterrestrial life confirmed

Extraterrestrial life confirmed
March 05, 2011, 04:48:27 PM
Journal of Cosmology, 2011, Vol 13, JournalofCosmology.com March, 2011 Fossils of Cyanobacteria in CI1 Carbonaceous Meteorites Richard B. Hoover, Ph.D. NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center

Synopsis Dr. Hoover has discovered evidence of microfossils similar to Cyanobacteria, in freshly fractured slices of the interior surfaces of the Alais, Ivuna, and Orgueil CI1 carbonaceous meteorites. Based on Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM) and other measures, Dr. Hoover has concluded they are indigenous to these meteors and are similar to trichomic cyanobacteria and other trichomic prokaryotes such as filamentous sulfur bacteria. He concludes these fossilized bacteria are not Earthly contaminants but are the fossilized remains of living organisms which lived in the parent bodies of these meteors, e.g. comets, moons, and other astral bodies. The implications are that life is everywhere, and that life on Earth may have come from other planets.

Members of the Scientific community were invited to analyze the results and to write critical commentaries or to speculate about the implications. These commentaries will be published on March 7 through March 10, 2011.

Official Statement from Dr. Rudy Schild, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard-Smithsonian, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Cosmology. We believe Dr. Hoover's careful analysis provides definitive evidence of ancient microbial life on astral bodies some of which may predate the origin of Earth and this solar system.


Re: Extraterrestrial life confirmed
March 05, 2011, 10:06:14 PM
This is pretty exciting.  Let's hope these other scientists agree with him.

Re: Extraterrestrial life confirmed
March 06, 2011, 03:20:56 AM
Yeah maybe life on earth has extra terrestrial origin

Re: Extraterrestrial life confirmed
March 06, 2011, 08:32:51 PM
Looks to be bullshit: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2011/03/did_scientists_discover_bacter.php

And according to Wikipedia, this isn't the first time that this "Richard B. Hoover" has claimed to discover extraterrestial life.