From the X Files: "The Search for Alien Microbes on Earth"
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November 28, 2012

From the X Files: "The Search for Alien Microbes on Earth"

 

 

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Through most of the 20th century, scientists thought that life began with a stupendous chemical fluke, unique in the observable universe. Today, as physicist and astrobiologist Paul Davies of Arizona State University, points out it is fashionable to say that "life is written into the laws of nature - easy to get started and therefore likely to be widespread in the universe. The truth is, nobody has a clue. It could be either extreme, or somewhere in the middle."

We may soon find the key in the discovery of a second genesis on another planet such as Mars, Davies goes on to say. There is an easier and more startling possibility, however, that is the thesis of Davies research paper Second Genesis, co-authored with Dr Charley Lineweaver of the Planetary Science Institute, Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, at Australia's Mount Stromlo Observatory :
"If life really does form readily then we might expect it to have started many times over on Earth. There could be alien microbes right here, under our noses. Most life is microbial, and you can't tell just by looking whether a microbe is "our" life or alien. You need to analyze the chemical innards. The search for terrestrial aliens has only just begun. If they are here, they could be identified soon. And the discovery that all life on Earth did not, after all, have a common origin would virtually prove that we are not alone in the universe."

The Daily Galaxy via beyond.asu.edu

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Try written in the fabric of cosmic radiation with the left handed spiralling of amino acids in liquid water.

And does the fact that they have not been found so far provide some pretty strong evidence that we may be alone?

because i watch real aliens and i was thinking its true

If life on Earth had more than one origin, because of the two and half billion years life has been around, evidence for a second genesis would be everywhere. Since no evidence has been discovered that probably means it doesn't exist.

That Day I saw the movie "Indiana Jones"(part 4). Magnetic Skull is an Alien type skull. I want believe that there is no any religion or God does not exist in the universe. But Alien may be true fact in galaxy.


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