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Scientists May Have Found Protein in a Meteorite, Which Means Space Is Totally Yoked

by Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics

But it doesn’t mean we’ve found extraterrestrial life.

A trio of scientists believe they’ve identified the very first protein from outer space. They found the proteins in two meteorite samples, the Allende meteorite and the Acfer 086 meteorites, which researchers previously discovered in Mexico in 1969 and Algeria in 1990, respectively. The scientists—who hail from Harvard University, PLEX Corporation, and Bruker Scientific—posted the research to the preprint server ArXiv on February 22.

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NASA thinks the first alien life we discover is going to look nothing like what most people expect

by Keegan Larwin and Jessica Orwig, Business Insider

When we think of our first contact with alien life, many people imagine a small green humanoid in a flying saucer. The reality will be much different. NASA’s Chief Scientist, Ellen Stofan, explains what we should expect when we do discover extraterrestrial life.

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