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Life on Earth originally came from Mars, new study suggests.

"According to new research presented at the annual Goldschmidt geochemistry conference in Florence, there is compelling evidence that life on Earth was kick-started by a meteorite from Mars bearing simple, RNA-based organisms. Furthermore, the same research also indicates that the ancient, primordial surface of Earth would’ve been inhospitable to the formation of the building blocks of life (RNA, DNA, and proteins) — therefore, the only way that life could’ve begun more than three billion years ago is if it arrived here from Mars."

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Who are the Nommo? - Space Week (4:36)
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Who are the Nommo? - Space Week (4:36)
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They are people from a planet in the Siruis star system, they contacted a tribe in Africa thousands of years ago and gave them astronimical information that can only be known throw modern science...read the Siruis Mystery... :smoke:


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They are people from a planet in the Siruis star system, they contacted a tribe in Africa thousands of years ago and gave them astronimical information that can only be known throw modern science...read the Siruis Mystery... :smoke:

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Atlantis Discovered? New Mysterious Underwater Pyramid Found Near Azores Island

Was it home of the advanced prehistoric civilization known as Atlantis? A new mysterious giant underwater pyramid was discovered between the islands of Terceira and São Miguel in the Azores Islands.

Sailor Diocleciano Smith has discovered, based on bathymetry readings, a 60 meters high and 8000 meters wide underwater pyramid near the Bank De João de Castro, between the islands of Terceira and São Miguel. The mysterious building is around forty meters below water and aligned with the four cardinal compass directions, similar to the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Is this newly discovered underwater pyramid man-made or natural?

The discoverer doesn’t believe the pyramid is of natural origin. This matter is already being investigated with the support of the Portuguese Navy.

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Are these the remains of the lost City of Atlantis?

Legends of an advanced prehistoric civilization know as Atlantis have been around since the beginning of history, but previously those who searched for it were divided whether or not it was located near the Azores, South America or elsewhere. From as far back as Plato it was suggested the original builders of the pyramids lived west of Gibraltar, but findings of Machu Picchu, and other curiosities in the Mediterranean, led people to believe it was on the other side of the Atlantic.

The Azores are a chain of nine volcanic islands in three main groups that are 930 miles west of Lisbon. They are above what is known as a geological triple junction where the North American, Eurasian, and African tectonic plates meet. They were recolonized in 1941, but artifacts have been found suggesting they had been previously inhabited. Those artifacts are thought to have predated Christ by a few thousand years, but the location of the pyramid has been below water for 20,000 years since the last ice age.

Legends also persisted of Atlantis, Sete Cidades (Kingdoms of the Seven Cities), the Terras of São Brandão, the Ilhas Aofortunadas (The Fortunate Islands), the Ilha da Brasil (the Island of Brasil), Antília, the Ilhas Azuis (Blue Islands), the Terra dos Bacalhaus (Land of Codfish), and charts appeared between 1351 and 1439 of several groupings of islands with various names. The first association between the modern island of Terceira and these stories, was that of the island of Brasil; it first appears as Insula de Brasil in the Venetian map of Andrea Bianco (1436), attached to one of the larger islands of a group of islands in the Atlantic.

http://strangesounds.org/2013/09/atlantis-discovered-new-mysterious-underwater-pyramid-found-near-azores-island.html

Atlantis! They could really get down there

The oil in patches
All over atlantis, atlantis
You remember atlantis
Donovan, the guy with the brocade coat
Used to sing to you about atlantis

Woop! atlantis,

The giant underwater pyramid...

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Pro-shot, daylight, multiple witnesses sighting of purple UFO in Peru a week ago:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFQYUYOubqc

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Iran Says 'Tall, White' Space Aliens Control America

Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden conclusively prove that the United States has been ruled by a race of tall, white space aliens who also assisted the rise of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.


These revelations about our alien overlords might not cost you any sleep. But the part that should concern you a tad is that the UFO story was just published by the Fars News Agency, the English-language news service of Iran, a nation that may be very close to acquiring nuclear weapons.

This being a crazy conspiracy theory, naturally the Russians are behind it. The alleged alien invasion was revealed in an alleged report by Russia’s FSB spy agency, which found “incontrovertible proof’ that an ‘alien/extraterrestrial intelligence agenda’ is driving U.S. domestic and international policy, and has been doing so since at least 1945,” said the Iranian news service.

Fars apparently got the story from a hard-core conspiracy site called whatdoesitmean.com. Here is the gist of the whatdoesitmean.com story as best I understand it (or as the alien mind-control lasers allow me to understand it):

Snowden, who has been given asylum in Russia, leaked documents that a race of extraterestrial “tall whites” arrived on Earth, helped Nazi Germany build a fleet of advanced submarines in the 1930s, and then met in 1954 with President Dwight Eisenhower “where the ‘secret regime’ currently ruling over America was established.”

“Most disturbingly, this FSB report warns, is that the ‘Tall White’ agenda being implemented by the ‘secret regime’ ruling the United States calls for the creation of a global electronic surveillance system meant to hide all true information about their presence here on earth as they enter into what one of Snowden’s documents calls the ‘final phase’ of their end plan for total assimilation and world rule.”

Meanwhile, the U.S. government is embroiled in a “cataclysmic” power struggle between President Obama, who heads the alien shadow government, and some unknown force that opposed the U.S.-alien alliance. “Most to be feared by Russian policy makers and authorities, this [FSB] report concludes, is if those opposing the ‘Tall White’ ‘secret regime’ ruled over by Obama have themselves aligned with another alien-extraterrestrial power themselves.”

Any good conspiracy theory needs a patina of truth, a bit of intellectual cover to camouflage the craziness. In this case, the whatdoesitmean.com/Fars story cites Paul Hellyer, the 1960s Canadian defense minister who is now a fervent UFO activist.

This is almost a funny story, until one remembers that Iran is a moderately powerful nation of 76 million people, with a possible nuclear arsenal, relatively large conventional military power, extensive terrorist capabilities through its intelligence agencies and Hezbollah, and a fundamentalist government that could easily engage in hostilities against the U.S. Laugh if you will at conspiracy theories, but they offer explanatory value for their believers, a way of making sense of why things happen, even if it is a funhouse-mirror explanation of the world. The Fars News Agency is reportedly affiliated with Iran’s influential Revolutionary Guards, which suggests that either Iran is either desperate to smear the U.S. any way it can, or there indeed is a very peculiar view of U.S. politics at the highest levels of the Iranian government.

If there is a bright spot to this as well as a funny bone, it’s that the goal of U.S. policy is to contain and neutralize Iranian influence. So, perhaps it’s not necessarily a bad thing that Tehran thinks its main adversary is backed by the power of space aliens. It’s good to have friends in high places, even if they have two heads.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelpeck/2014/01/13/iran-says-tall-white-space-aliens-control-america/

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In 10-31-1974, Frank Zappa sort of wrote:
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a song for you now, that deals with the delicate and distressing subject of flying saucers, a phenomenon that has plagued 20th century man for God knows how long. We are not going to pretend that this song contains any real aspects of the flying saucer question, however it does point its [???] little finger in the direction of an area on the top of the Andes mountains…

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FZ:

Hello, folks!

This thing wiggles too much.

Hey, that's more like it, mm-mm-mmh, yes, okay?

Bruce Fowler on trombone.

Napoleon Murphy Brock on tenor sax.

And vocals.

Ruth Underwood on percussion.

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All right!

FZ:

Okay.

The gong always gets 'em.

Ralph Humphrey on drums.

Chester Thompson on drums.

Tom Fowler on bass.

George Duke on keyboards.

Alright. Now, let me get myself tuned up and then we'll do a suave program for you.

[Owen], a shade more sax in the monitor. Just turn it up, a little bit.

Girl From The Audience:

Hi, Frank!

FZ:

Hi!

Alright. Well, Ian's busy. He's uh, he's with his parents in uhm, uh . . .

Audience Member:

Yugoslavia.

FZ:

Florida. But he'll be back in town soon, ladies and gentlemen. Yeah.

Now, we're gonna open up with some— Hey! Brian Krokus, ladies and gentlemen, right back there! He is our mixer, and of course there's another mixer out in the truck and you can't see him but he's awfully cute, his name is Kerry McNabb and he can hear us talking about him, but . . .

Well, you're missing the best part of what's going out— on out in the truck.

We're gonna open our program with a song that deals with the subject of the possibility of extra-terrestrial beings visiting this planet a long time ago.

Now, some of you might have read a book called Chariots Of The Gods by Erich Von Däniken, and there's a little thing in there, it's a picture of this area in the Andes called the plains of Nazca, ladies and gentlemen. And there's these carvings on the top of the rock that you don't know what they're supposed to be for. It doesn't look like it would have been a road, because it doesn't go anywhere, and there's a bunch of 'em, and some people think, well maybe it was a landing field. But the carvings are very, very old and they're very, very big, you know, indicating that the people who made them were highly, uh, well, they were, heh heh . . . They really had their ____ together for the things that carved in the rock.

And it's possible that if they were landing fields, that the things that landed on them were NOT OF THIS EARTH.

And so we have a song, which features the lovely voice of Mr. George Duke, and the name of this song is "Inca Roads." Take it away, George . . .

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It’s definitely a space craft’ — This man says he has photo that proves alien life

By Aileen Robertson, 4 March 2016

A Fife man says he had a close encounter with an extraterrestrial aircraft — and has the photo to prove it.


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John Macdonald says a UFO hovered above his head in the night-time Perthshire sky, making the noise of "a thousand hoovers".

The quick-thinking Fifer managed to take a snap of the aerial object before it disappeared “in the beat of a heart”.

The 65-year-old from Dysart is convinced he saw an extraterrestrial aircraft at rural Rossie Ochil, to the south of Perth.

“It’s definitely a spacecraft of some sort,” he told The Courier. “I don’t know whether I frightened it or not with the flash of the camera, because in the beat of a heart it was gone.”

It happened at around 11pm on Sunday February 28 when he was driving home after visiting a friend.

He described how the noise drowned out the sound of his jeep.

“My jeep is quite noisy, but this sounded like a thousand hoovers,” said John, who estimates he was 50 to 70 yards from the object.

“When I phoned my friend, who’s a shepherd, he said ‘don’t worry about it, we get this up here quite a lot’.

“I always thought there was something out there, but had never seen anything until then.”

Although it bears a slight resemblance to the spacecraft in the science fiction film Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the flying object is said to most likely have been a drone.

Use of the unmanned aircraft, which can be deployed for aerial photography, has increased in recent years both for commercial and leisure purposes.

The Civil Aviation Authority said someone flying a drone in the hours of darkness could be in breach of operating guidelines.

Drones must not be flown higher than 400 feet or within 164 feet of people, vehicles, buildings or structures.

A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority said: “It’s possible to fly a drone in darkness, but you have to keep it in your line of sight at all times.

“If you are flying something in darkness it is difficult to keep it in your visual line of sight. Even though it has lights, you won’t be able to see it sufficiently well to control it.

“At night, you can’t see obstacles because the obstacles aren’t lit. You could argue that this was a rural location, and this is not such a problem, but it still is.”

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'Bright lights' seen after power fault

Several thousand homes and businesses temporarily lost power on Friday night due to a fault at a power station in west Belfast.


There were reports of bright lights across the city's sky after it happened.

BBC News NI's Claire Graham reports.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-35952230

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Mr. Ahmet Zappa: "There was a conversation about Aliens... because when your are married to the vice-president (...), that conversation happened, and it was mind blowing" - about Frank Zappa and Tipper Gore.

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Alien Life Exists? New Theory Suggests Advanced Extraterrestrial Civilizations Inhabited Space Before Going Extinct

By Kristine Walker, Parent Herald | May 2, 6:00 AM

A new study revealed that alien life once existed across the universe but those advanced extraterrestrial communities had already gone extinct.


Several science fiction films hinted the possibility of alien life existence. But those theories might become a reality as a recent study claimed that alien life once existed across the universe. Unfortunately, those advanced extraterrestrial communities had gone extinct.

Alien Life Exists

In the study published in the journal Astrobiology, University of Rochester and University of Washington researchers revealed the infinitesimal probability that there had never been any alien life in space. By using the Drake equation, they also found that there's a slim chance that humanity will ever come across some extraterrestrial beings since space is abysmal, according to The Sun.

"One in 10 billion trillion is incredibly small," University of Rochester and astronomy and physics professor and study coauthor Adam Frank said, as per Science Alert. "To me, this implies that other intelligent, technology producing species very likely have evolved before us."

The astronomers also tried to determine the average lifespan of alien civilizations. But with the universe's more than 13-billion-year lifespan, they concluded that any other extraterrestrial societies have probably gone extinct.

Kepler's Exoplanet Data

By using the exoplanet data from NASA's Kepler satellite and other searches, researchers have discovered that about one-fifth of stars have "habitable" planets, where temperatures could support life. However, there were still huge uncertainties in calculating the probability for the advanced alien life to evolve on those habitable planets, Science Daily notes.

"One in 10 billion trillion is incredibly small," Frank said. "To me, this implies that other intelligent, technology producing species very likely have evolved before us."

Revised Drake Equation

In the study, Frank and his coauthor Woodruff Sullivan of the astronomy department and astrobiology program at the University of Washington used the Drake equation to estimate the number of intelligent extraterrestrial civilizations in the universe. But what exactly is Drake equation?

Drake equation was developed by astrophysicist Frank Drake in 1961 to estimate the existence of technological civilizations across the Milky Way galaxy. The Drake equation combines three astronomy and three biological terms, CBS News learns.

For the astronomical terms, these include star formation frequency, the ratio of those stars that host planets and the number of habitable planets. The "biological" terms, on the other hand, include the fraction of habitable planets, the ratio that might have developed intelligent life and the number of civilizations present in space.

A seventh term is also included in Drake equation that indicates how long civilizations might maintain the technology needed to make their presence known. But with Kepler's exoplanet data, Frank and Sullivan decided to revise the 1961 Drake equation.

Researchers removed the time element in the original equation and then combined the three astronomy terms into one known factor while the three biology terms became a single unknown. The revised equation becomes A = Nf.

In the equation, A refers to the number of the advanced technological civilizations, N is the known astronomical data and f represents the unknown biological elements. Since A is equal to 1 (humans on Earth) and plugging in the known values for N, Frank and Sullivan simply solved for the unknown, f.

'Gaian Bottleneck' Hypothesis And Earth Extinction

Meanwhile, the extinction of alien life was also explained through the "Gaian Bottleneck" hypothesis in a new research published in the journal Astrobiology earlier this year. Astrobiologists from The Australian National University revealed climate change as the reason why extraterrestrial life ceased to exist, noting the instability of young habitable planets to turn either a hellish hothouse or frozen wasteland easily made the once life-giving oasis unconducive to sustain life.

The findings also suggested that another existential threat still looms. Unless humans found a way to reverse the damages they caused to the environment, there's a possibility that life on Earth may also rapidly go extinct, Latin Post reports.

http://www.parentherald.com/articles/40615/20160502/alien-life-exists-new-theory-suggests-advanced-extraterrestrial-civilizations-inhabited-space-before-going-extinct.htm

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Hillary Clinton Gives U.F.O. Buffs Hope She Will Open the X-Files

When Jimmy Kimmel asked Hillary Clinton in a late-night TV interview about U.F.O.s, she quickly corrected his terminology.

“You know, there’s a new name,” Mrs. Clinton said in the March appearance. “It’s unexplained aerial phenomenon,” she said. “U.A.P. That’s the latest nomenclature.”

Known for her grasp of policy, Mrs. Clinton has spoken at length in her presidential campaign on topics as diverse as Alzheimer’s research and military tensions in the South China Sea. But it is her unusual knowledge about extraterrestrials that has struck a small but committed cohort of voters.

Mrs. Clinton has vowed that barring any threats to national security, she would open up government files on the subject, a shift from President Obama, who typically dismisses the topic as a joke. Her position has elated U.F.O. enthusiasts, who have declared Mrs. Clinton the first “E.T. candidate.”

“Hillary has embraced this issue with an absolutely unprecedented level of interest in American politics,” said Joseph G. Buchman, who has spent decades calling for government transparency about extraterrestrials.

Mrs. Clinton, a cautious candidate who often bemoans being the subject of Republican conspiracy theories, has shown surprising ease plunging into the discussion of the possibility of extraterrestrial beings.

She has said in recent interviews that as president she would release information about Area 51, the remote Air Force base in Nevada believed by some to be a secret hub where the government stores classified information about aliens and U.F.O.s.

In a radio interview last month, she said, “I want to open the files as much as we can.” Asked if she believed in U.F.O.s, Mrs. Clinton said: “I don’t know. I want to see what the information shows.” But she added, “There’s enough stories out there that I don’t think everybody is just sitting in their kitchen making them up.”
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When asked about extraterrestrials in an interview with The Conway Daily Sun in New Hampshire last year, Mrs. Clinton promised to “get to the bottom of it.”

“I think we may have been” visited already, she said in the interview. “We don’t know for sure.”

While Americans typically point to issues like the economy and terrorism as top priorities for the next president, a desire for answers about aliens has inspired a passionate bloc of voters, who make their voices heard on social media.

Stephen Bassett, who lobbies the government on extraterrestrial issues, views a Clinton presidency as a chance to finally get the United States to disclose all it knows about life beyond Earth. Since November 2014, Mr. Bassett’s organization has sent roughly 2.5 million Twitter messages to presidential candidates, elected officials and the news media urging a serious discussion of the issue.

“That was a storm, and now it’s like a steady drip,” Mr. Bassett said.

The movement viewed Mrs. Clinton’s decision to correct Mr. Kimmel’s use of the term U.F.O., which some view as loaded and rooted more in science fiction than in science, as a breakthrough because it “suggested she’d been briefed by someone and is not just being flippant,” Mr. Buchman said.

In fact, Mrs. Clinton had been briefed. She was prepped by her campaign chairman, John D. Podesta, who is not only a well-respected Washington hand, having served as a top adviser to Mr. Obama and President Bill Clinton, but also a crusader for the disclosure of government information on unexplained phenomena that could prove the existence of intelligent life outside Earth.

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Mrs. Clinton with Laurance S. Rockefeller in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in 1995. Tucked under her arm is a copy of “Are We Alone?: Philosophical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life,” by Paul Davies.

“The time to pull back the curtain on the topic is long overdue,” Mr. Podesta wrote in his foreword for the 2010 book “UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go on the Record,” by Leslie Kean, an investigative journalist.

Mrs. Clinton’s position is not a political response to public sentiment — 63 percent of Americans do not believe in U.F.O.s, according to an Associated Press poll. But it reflects the decades of overlap between the rise to power of Bill and Hillary Clinton and popular culture’s obsession with the universe’s most mysterious questions.

In 1996, Mrs. Clinton was ridiculed after Bob Woodward reported, in his book “The Choice,” that as first lady she had held discussions with her deceased role models, Eleanor Roosevelt and Mohandas K. Gandhi. The tabloid Weekly World News dreamed up sensational headlines about Mrs. Clinton’s adopting an alien baby and having a “U.F.O. love nest.”

The Clinton presidency also coincided with the hit television series “The X-Files” and movies like “Independence Day,” which gave way to an era of fascination with the existence of aliens and the possibility of a government cover-up.

Mr. Podesta, an “X-Files” fanatic, ran a fan club for the show in the Clinton White House. “The ‘X-Files’ fan club would like to invite you and Mulder to lunch at the White House. Don’t let the boss know,” he wrote in a 1998 email, referring to the show’s fictional F.B.I. agent Fox Mulder, according to White House documents. In 1999, Mr. Podesta had an “X-Files”-themed 50th birthday party that the Clintons attended.

When Mr. Podesta left the White House last year, he posted on Twitter: “Finally, my biggest failure of 2014: Once again not securing the #disclosure of the U.F.O. files. #thetruthisstilloutthere.”

Mr. Podesta declined to comment for this article.

Mrs. Clinton, who speaks frequently about her childhood aspirations to be a NASA astronaut, has been sympathetic to Mr. Podesta’s efforts.

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In 1995, when she was photographed visiting Laurance S. Rockefeller, a billionaire philanthropist, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., she had tucked under her arm a copy of “Are We Alone?: Philosophical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life,” by Paul Davies.

Before that meeting, John H. Gibbons, the former director of the White House Office’s of Science and Technology Policy, had warned Mrs. Clinton about Mr. Rockefeller, who had spent years pressuring the government to release files relating to a 1947 crash near Roswell, N.M., that had become the source of theories about a cover-up of an alien spaceship.

He will “want to talk to you about his interest in extrasensory perception, paranormal phenomena and U.F.O.s,” Mr. Gibbons wrote.

The meeting enthralled conspiracy theorists and, in turn, inspired Hollywood writers.

“If you look at our mythology, there are elements of those kinds of meetings,” Chris Carter, the creator and executive producer of “The X-Files,’’ said in an interview. Mr. Carter, who is supporting Mrs. Clinton, added, “If I have to become a fund-raiser to get an invite to her opening up the files, I’ll do it.”

When Mrs. Clinton started to talk openly about U.F.O.s and government disclosure in her 2016 campaign, some activists traced the remarks back to the 1995 meeting with Mr. Rockefeller.

To this subset of Americans who say the government is covering up what it knows about aliens, and who are incredibly vocal on social media, Mrs. Clinton’s discussion of extraterrestrials signaled an important turn.

Other activists do not care as much about Mrs. Clinton’s vow to “open the files,” but do want prominent politicians to seriously acknowledge that humans may not be the only intelligent life in the universe. A major victory, some say, would be for the candidates to be asked about the topic in a presidential debate.

“It shouldn’t be a source of embarrassment to discuss it,” said Christopher Mellon, a former intelligence official at the Defense Department and the Senate Intelligence Committee. “We should be humble in terms of recognizing the extreme limits of our own understanding of physics and the universe.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/11/us/politics/hillary-clinton-aliens.html?_r=0

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