Re: scary

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Rev. Newt Zest, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. "Sugien" <> wrote in message
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    > http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2008/07feb_cloroxlake.htm?list157852
    >
    > **quote from the above URL***
    > Most incredible, though, was the revelation a few years ago that some
    > extremophiles the researchers found in an Alaskan tunnel actually came to
    > life as the ice around them melted. These bacteria had endured being
    > frozen for 32,000 years and were able to go back to "business as usual" as
    > they thawed out. If microscopic creatures on Earth can do that, why not
    > microscopic creatures on other planets?
    > ***
    >
    > The NASA scientists are going to open up a lake in the Antarctica:
    >
    > "February 7 , 2008: A team of scientists has just left the country to
    > explore a very strange lake in Antarctica; it is filled with, essentially,
    > extra-strength laundry detergent. No, the researchers haven't spilled
    > coffee on their lab coats. They are hunting for extremophiles -- tough
    > little creatures that thrive in conditions too extreme for most other
    > living things."
    >
    > I sure hope they are very, VERY careful; because some scientists now
    > believe that the dinosaurs could have been wiped out from a bacteria
    > either brought to earth on an meteor or one that was released from deep in
    > the ocean because of an undersea earthquake. This is some scare stuff
    > expressly seeing that 2012 is now only 3 years away. Although I don't put
    > much credence into the dooms day scenarios when several of the old
    > civilizations ALL more or less predict the same year as the end, it gets
    > you to wondering.
    >
    >
    > --
    > From the Desk of Sugien CSK
    > . /}
    > @###{ ]::::::Cyber Striker Knight::::::>
    > . \}
    >
    >


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    Rev. Newt Zest, Feb 7, 2008
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