Russian experts were able to find evidence of the introduction of life to Earth directly from space, which also indicates the emergence of life even before the formation of the planet itself. Researchers found the corresponding traces of extraterrestrial living beings when studying an ancient meteorite.
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As the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the head of the astrobiology sector at JINR Alexey Rozanov said, the specialists managed to take several frames of fossilized microorganisms that were found in the ancient meteorite Orhei, which fell back in 1864 in France. Since 2015, specialists from the Paleontological Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences have used a high-precision electron microscope, which made it possible to take a number of high-quality images. Scientists plan to publish the full album with these images in November this year. “This is not a discovery, but the actual establishment of a solid texture that proves the reality of panspermia – the theory of bringing life to Earth from space,” Rozanov emphasized.
According to the scientist, most of the evidence for this theory was found even after the fall of the object, however, at that time, scientists interpreted the obtained facts somewhat differently, deciding not to frighten the public.
“The pictures we have taken are easy to interpret, it’s hard to argue with them. However, disputes will certainly be conducted. People who have never done this are used to arguing more than others, ”the expert added ironically.