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It has long been hypothesized that comets are one of the main carriers of DNA/RNA and complex molecules of life inside the Solar System. Surely 67P/Rosetta offers an important opportunity that ESA must seize – and on THIS mission! NOT on a new mission sometime in the future. When Chandra Wickramasinghe attended early design meetings...
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I am happy to be able to report the rapid acceptance of Panspermia into academia. A new generation of astrobiologists  have embraced panspermia especially as it relates to the solar system. Well worth scanning is this 1-page PDF from last Friday’s New Scientist.  New Scientist – 2015-8-8 Dr. Chris McKay, Astrobiologist at NASA AMES  gives animated explanation of panspermia. As...
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Email from Bill Smith to Haley Sapers 2015-7-10 Dear Haley : Chandra writes : I will certainly send you (Bill and Haley) the meteorite sample – a porous piece of rock about 2-3 cm across. Before I send Chandra the shipping details, please confirm you are still ready to undertake this project. It would help...
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2014-10-15 : Just 4 days to go to Mars Obiter MAVEN turning from MARS to observe Comet Siding Spring. A short summary video is well worth watching http://youtu.be/AwMjoy_02Ic It should be noted that unlike short-period Comets Halley and 67P/G-C (Rosetta target) which are short period Comets (75 years and 7 years respectively), Comet Siding Spring...
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Further thoughts on the ISS discovery news. FYI – From WIKIPEDIA : Diatoms are a major group of algae, and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. Diatoms are traditionally divided into two orders: centric diatoms (Centrales), which are radially symmetrical  – this seems to be what has been identified but we are not sure pennate diatoms...
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