|Finally, scientist with a prediction|
that isn't about how we're all doomed.
"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years."
-Ellen Stofan, chief scientist
for NASA, yeah, that NASA
|"I'm sorry, I don't understand. Why don't you simply eat your mates |
after fertilization? It seems like it would save a lot of time and effort."
|Could...could the microbes be green?|
-Ellen Stofan, NASA's chief
crusher of dreams
Yes. Microbes. Like in your sponge. In her defense she did say 'strong indications of life' and not 'alien starship orbiting our planet and transmitting the prime numbers.' But still, it's kind of a letdown after a headline like: Top NASA Scientist: We'll find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade.'
|To seek out strange new worlds and disinfect them, I guess...|