Not Alone In The Dark

Has the great question finally been answered? According to a NASA scientist, we are not alone; there is life out there, at least it fossil form via meteorite.

“Given the controversial nature of his discovery, we have invited 100 experts and have issued a general invitation to over 5,000 scientists from the scientific community to review the paper and to offer their critical analysis,” Schild wrote in an editor’s note along with the article. “No other paper in the history of science has undergone such a thorough vetting, and never before in the history of science has the scientific community been given the opportunity to critically analyze an important research paper before it is published, he wrote.”

Dr. Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, said there is a lot of hesitancy to believe such proclamations. If true, the implications would be far-reaching throughout the fields of science and astronomy, the suggestions and possibilities stunning.

I just watched the Star Trek reboot on Blu-ray, which was simply stunning and amazing. So I guess I was in the mood to read about strange new life and all that jazz, but I digress. I cannot wait to read this paper and the retorts.


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