Two good reasons to question the claim that alien life has been found in Earth's atmosphere

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  1. algomeysa2

    Also, their samples came from 17 miles up in the Earth's atmosphere.
    Earth's atmosphere starts creating meaningful friction on reentry at 75 miles up.

    At 17 miles up, you're liable to find all kinds of things.
    Plummeting Felix Baumgartners, for example.

  2. rocketpj

    I already know that I won't accept any assertions of alien life until I read it in a post from MKB, with lots of links and qualifiers. Sorry for the pressure Maggie but there aren't a lot of readily accessible yet credible science writers out there that also post on blogs with unicorns and NSA and maker stuff.

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