NASA scientists have been searching for extraterrestrial life for a long time. Moreover, the space agency has never denied this, and this is enough to discuss the possibility of the existence of extraterrestrial beings outside the Earth in any form, from micro to macro.
The controversy arose when a couple of years ago, retired NASA Chief Scientist James L. Green spoke about Mars and the alleged extraterrestrial life on it.
Before moving on to Dr. Green’s statement, it should be known that NASA has acknowledged that there may be interference from alien civilizations in the history of the Earth. In 2014, NASA published a book titled Archeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Space which looks at extraterrestrial interference in human history. It notes the possibility that some of the rock art on Earth may be of alien origin. It was edited by Douglas Wakoh, director of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Division.
Also, in fact, it would take only 10,000 years for the traces of human presence to disappear from the planet, which is very short period compared to the age of the Earth.
If such a civilization had once existed, then its traces would not be so obvious – given that more than 4 billion years of the Earth is a sufficiently wide range for the evolution (and extinction) of intelligent life.
In 2019, retired NASA Chief Science Officer Dr. Jim Green made several statements that caused a lot of controversy. The expert believes that, most likely, the European Space Agency (ESA) has already discovered evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. The fact is, Dr. Green is convinced, that humanity is simply not ready for such information.
In the summer of 2020, two rovers from NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) traveled to Mars to perform horizontal drilling in rock, hoping to find evidence of living organisms.
He assured that evidence of extraterrestrial existence on Mars was obtained, at the latest, in mid-2021. However, it will take humanity much longer to come to terms with the fact that life still exists outside the Earth.
Has Perseverance found life on the surface of Mars?
NASA’s Perseverance rover is currently exploring two very different geological sites at the bottom of Jezero Crater since it landed on February 18, 2021. The rover has found new evidence of ancient hot magma and water. He also discovered ancient organic molecules preserved in rocks and dust.
The Perseverance rover used the Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals (SHERLOC) instrument to detect them. Organic matter is an intriguing discovery as they are the building blocks of life.
However, both biological and non-biological processes can create organics. Whether these particular organic substances come from once-living organisms or not is something that scientists have yet to determine. In addition, this is not the first time that the rover has detected organic matter on Mars.
Has NASA already found aliens on Mars?
Before the launch, Dr Green said: These missions are humanity’s best chance ever to answer the question: “Are we alone in the universe?” Jim Green was instrumental in both missions. He added that “there is a real possibility that one or both will be successful.”
However, this will have far-reaching consequences, and he believes that the Earth is not ready for them.
“It will be a revolution. This will start a whole new way of thinking. I don’t think we are ready for such results,” Green said.
A study published in 2020 shows that planets previously thought to be uninhabitable may once have had suitable conditions for life. Researchers have discovered the chemical phosphine in the dense atmosphere of Venus.
After careful analysis, scientists argue that the only explanation for the source of the chemical is something alive.
Dr. Green said one of the promising signs of life on Mars is that every summer on the planet, the amount of methane present on the surface increases dramatically. The Curiosity rover on Mars also detected molecular oxygen, which increases by up to 30 percent each spring and summer before falling again in the fall.
“It tells us that life can be deep below the surface in the summer. The heat of the soil and therefore is weakened so that the methane can seep out. We have all sorts of indirect observations that perhaps there is microbial life on Mars too,” he explained.
It is likely that life on Mars and Venus can still be sustained underground, and in order to make the surface habitable, Dr. Green proposed terraforming both planets.
He said it was possible to terraform Mars by placing a giant magnetic shield between the planet and the sun, which would prevent the Sun from stripping it of its atmosphere, allowing the planet to trap more heat and warm the climate to make it habitable.
‘October Surprise’: Russia To Launch Nukes in Space
The ‘national security threat’ announced on Wednesday is
about Russia planning to launch nuclear weapons in space, causing some
to speculate whether it’s really an election year ploy.
The panic began when House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Turner
(R-Ohio) asked President Biden to declassify information about a
“serious national security threat”.
Modernity.news reports: The weapon would reportedly be designed to be used to take out satellites.
Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) responded by telling reporters he wanted “to assure the American people, there is no need for public alarm.”
The big, scary threat is serious business and involves a space-based nuke controlled by evil dictator Putin, but it’s also “not an immediate crisis,” according to what three members of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee have told Politico.
Okay, then. Just for election season, is it?
Zero Hedge reports: “So, the question is – was this:
a) a distraction from Biden’s broken brain, or
2) a last desperate attempt to get more funding for anything-but-the-US-border, or
iii) a path to pitching Putin as the uber-bad-guy again after his interview with Tucker Carlson.”
Just by coincidence, Mike Turner recently returned from Ukraine having lobbied for billions more in weapons and aid for Zelensky’s government.
Some questioned the timing, suggesting it might all be a deep state plot to keep American voters afraid when they hit the ballot box.
Speculation will now rage as to whether this is “the event,” real or imagined, that billionaires and elitists the world over have been building underground survival bunkers in preparation for.
Earth has built-in protection from asteroids
Asteroids are not just wandering space rocks, but a potential threat
to Earth. But what if the Earth already has its own built-in defenses
against them? Recent research published on the preprint server arXiv puts forward an unusual theory: Earth’s gravitational forces may serve as its secret shield against asteroids.
planet uses powerful gravitational interactions with other celestial
bodies to break apart asteroids that approach it. These tidal forces,
akin to those that explain Earth’s tides caused by the Moon, can be so
intense that objects undergo tidal disruption, causing them to be torn
Observations of fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 after
its collision with Jupiter in 1994 provided the first confirmation of
this phenomenon. However, for decades astronomers have been looking for
evidence that Earth or other terrestrial planets could have a similar
effect on asteroids and comets.
Planetary scientist Mikael Granvik
from the Swedish University of Technology, Luleå, led the research that
came closer to solving the above phenomenon.
discovery is linked to the search for gravitationally disrupted
near-Earth asteroids (NEAS), and provides compelling evidence that our
planet’s gravitational forces are not just an abstract concept, but a
factor capable of breaking asteroids into small pieces.
modeling of asteroid trajectories, Grunwick and colleague Kevin Walsh of
the Southwest Research Institute found that collisions with rocky
planets can cause asteroids to lose a significant portion of their mass,
turning them into debris streams.
New data shows that small
asteroid fragments, while not posing a threat to life on the planet, may
nevertheless increase the likelihood of local collisions like those
that occurred in Tunguska and Chelyabinsk.
Granwick assures that
asteroids smaller than 1 km in diameter are not a critical threat, but
increase the likelihood of incidents. However, it is worth remembering
the additional risks that may arise due to the formation of new debris
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