Jan 2

Human and other Earth-derived DNA in the Stratosphere?

During analysis of a balloon-launched sampler, evidence for the existence of human, and a vast variety of DNA derived from other organisms, in the stratosphere was found. We obviously cannot publish such findings on human DNA because of the problem of contamination during sampling and processing (of course, this may not have happened!). However, this […]

Sep 13

Prof. Milton Wainwright to speak as a guest on Coast to Coast AM Radio

On Sunday, September 20, from 10pm to 11pm Pacific US Time.  (UK : Monday morning, September 21, from 6am to 7am), Prof. Milton Wainwright will be a guest on the Coast to Coast AM Radio to discuss the discovery of extra-terrestrial organism discovery. The discussion will include the newest discovered biological entities that were retrieved in the stratosphere using strong […]

May 22

A Microbiologist Looks at Panspermia

Originally, the term ‘panspermia’ was used by microbiologists (of the late Victorian period, e.g. Roberts, 1874) to refer to the observation that terrestrial air is full of microorganisms. Panspermia, was later used to cover the view that life on Earth originated from space.