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Alien Life On Philae Comet, Scientists Say
Sky News ^ | July 6, 2015

Posted on 07/06/2015 5:10:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Experts discover dark material is being constantly replenished and say: "Something must be doing that at a fairly prolific rate."

Evidence of alien life is "unequivocal" on the comet carrying the Philae probe through space, two leading astronomers have said.

The experts say the most likely explanation for certain features of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet, such as its organic-rich black crust, is the presence of living organisms beneath an icy surface.

Rosetta, the European spacecraft orbiting the comet, is also said to have picked up strange "clusters" of organic material that resemble viral particles.

But neither Rosetta nor its lander probe, Philae, are equipped to search for direct evidence of life after a proposal to include this in the mission was allegedly dismissed.

Astronomer and astrobiologist Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe, who was involved in planning for the mission 15 years ago, said: "I wanted to include a very inexpensive life-detection experiment. At the time it was thought this was a bizarre proposition."(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Government; Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: aliens; churyumovgerasimenko; comet; comet67p; comets; panspermia; philae; rosetta; space; wickramasinghe; xplanets
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1 posted on 07/06/2015 5:10:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping.


2 posted on 07/06/2015 5:12:55 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: GeronL

Ping.


3 posted on 07/06/2015 5:13:15 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So in their evidence free opinions there is life despite the fact that they can’t prove it.


4 posted on 07/06/2015 5:15:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Sad fact, most people just want a candidate to tell them what they want to hear)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep those bastards away from our border until they are processed properly!


5 posted on 07/06/2015 5:16:48 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: cripplecreek

The same people who brought us climate change and evolution.


6 posted on 07/06/2015 5:17:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can help: https://donate.tedcruz.org/c/FBTX0095/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BTW if I’m not mistaken Chandra Wickramasinghe has a history of presenting unsubstantiated theories.


7 posted on 07/06/2015 5:17:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Sad fact, most people just want a candidate to tell them what they want to hear)
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To: cripplecreek

That’s what one of the commenters noted.


8 posted on 07/06/2015 5:17:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can help: https://donate.tedcruz.org/c/FBTX0095/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Into this wilde Abyss,
The Womb of nature and perhaps her Grave,
Of neither Sea, nor Shore, nor Air, nor Fire,
But all these in their pregnant causes mixt
Confus'dly, and which thus must ever fight,
Unless th' Almighty Maker them ordain
His dark materials to create more Worlds,
Into this wilde Abyss the warie fiend
Stood on the brink of Hell and look'd a while,
Pondering his Voyage; for no narrow frith
He had to cross.

— Paradise Lost, Book 2, lines 910–920

9 posted on 07/06/2015 5:18:16 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Henry Bowman where are you?)
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To: Army Air Corps

NOT my fault.


10 posted on 07/06/2015 5:18:26 PM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: cripplecreek
They word it as..."..."Evidence of alien life is "unequivocal..."

Sigh. Unequivocal. Really. I believe life exists in places other than earth, but...if it were really unequivocal, wouldn't there be a masthead on a newspaper somewhere that would be about ten inches high?

Granted, no serious person reads newspapers any more, but still...

11 posted on 07/06/2015 5:18:40 PM PDT by rlmorel ("National success by the Democratic Party equals irretrievable ruin." Ulysses S. Grant.)
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To: Darksheare

Where were you on the night of the 18th?!
Have you ever exposed your coffee to alien microbes?!


12 posted on 07/06/2015 5:19:43 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That solves the problem of where life came from.

But what’s the turtle standing on?


13 posted on 07/06/2015 5:21:07 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s obvious we must immediately surrender to these alien life forms that were sent here to stop our assault on the planet. To deny this is to deny science.


14 posted on 07/06/2015 5:21:08 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cue the Giorgio Tsoukalos photo memes.


15 posted on 07/06/2015 5:21:30 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

David Icke, call your office.


16 posted on 07/06/2015 5:21:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can help: https://donate.tedcruz.org/c/FBTX0095/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about oil? There’s actually a lot of hydrocarbons out there.


17 posted on 07/06/2015 5:24:11 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Army Air Corps

Lots of things have been exposed to my coffee.
The results so far have been moderately neutral.
the reports of attack deer were mere rumors.


18 posted on 07/06/2015 5:25:32 PM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: cripplecreek

Hey, such speculation is now rampant in Erf science.


19 posted on 07/06/2015 5:26:28 PM PDT by SgtHooper (Anyone who remembers the 60's, wasn't there!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“The Blob”


20 posted on 07/06/2015 5:27:45 PM PDT by rbg81
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