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Evidence of Life on a Meteorite?

A NASA scientist claims to have found tiny alien fossils encased in meteorites that landed in Spain, sparking new interest in the possibility of life outside our planet.

Now new information is coming down the pipe that shows the scientist, Richard Hoover, has been peddling the same stuff for years. –JCL

The Guardian:

Richard Hoover, an astrobiologist at the US space agency’s Marshall space flight centre in Alabama, said filaments and other structures in rare meteorites appear to be microscopic fossils of extraterrestrial beings that resemble algae known as cyanobacteria.

Some of the features look similar to a giant bacterium called Titanospirillum velox, which has been collected from the Ebro delta waterway in Spain, according to a report on the findings.

Laboratory tests on the rocky filaments found no evidence to suggest they were remnants of Earth-based organisms that contaminated the meteorites after they landed, Hoover said.

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