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Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru

From: Jason Gammon <BoyintheMachine.nul>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 13:06:55 EDT
Archived: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 18:23:45 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru


>From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 17:13:53 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
>Subject: Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru

>>From: Jason Gammon <BoyintheMachine.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:53:00 EDT
>>Subject: Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru

>>>From: Stuart Miller <stuart.4.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:26:31 +0100
>>>Subject: 'Meteorite' In Peru

<snip>

>>>1. It wasn't a meteorite that crashed.

>>>Now I must say that so far all I've seen is a hole. Where is
>>>this magnificent lump of rock that embedded itself in our planet
>>>in such a bumptious manner?

>>Many a meteorite is destroyed upon impact, yet still produces
>>a crater. In some cases the meteorite actually buries itself.

>In fact, most very large meteoroids, asteroids, comets or other
>extraterrestrial bodies that have collided with the Earth in
>historic and recent times have not produced craters. A few
>examples of these are the Tunguska explosion of 1908; the
>massive explosion over the Pacific in 1994 which the military
>thought was a nuclear detonation and got President Clinton out
>of bed and the re-entry of the Soviet Cosmos 954 nuclear powered
>satellite over Canada in 1978 where the "Blue Boys" (the rapid
>deployment team that is dispatched whenever there is a UFO
>crash) were called in.

The 'official' consensus for the Tunguska even is that it was a
comet and not a meteorite. Since comet's are believed to be
'dirty snowballs', the likelihood of one surviving to impact
Earth directly is slim. I should clarify that this doesn't mean
than nothing from the comet would impact. It's possible that
superheated gases could exist as a coherent bubble and possibly
impact the Earth. Regardless of what caused the Tunguska event,
the object exploded in the sky, producing the particular damage
devoid of an impact crater.

With regard to meteorites, there are two main varieties, stony
and iron. The majority of stony meteorites break apart before
impact. Iron meteorites stand the best chances of surviving the
journey through our incredibly thin atmosphere.


>>>2. Meteorites don't give off noxious gasses.

<snip>

>>It is possible the vapors could be the result of the meteorite
>>striking a pocket of natural gas. The symptoms reported by
>>locals, headache, nausea, dizziness, are all similar to both
>>natural gas and even carbon monoxide poisoning. If the collision
>>was powerful enough, the rock would instantly turn into 'rock
>>vapor', skipping the liquid-lava phase. However, since the sick
>>witnesses and police are not dead, It's a good sign the culprit
>>isn't such vapor. Rock vapor will instantly ignite/burn anything
>>it comes into contact with.

>In 2000 Yukon, northern Canada, residents were shocked by a
>massive explosion, equivalent to a small nuclear bomb, in the
>sky overhead. Although the meteor that produced this explosion
>was estimated to be well over 100 tons in weight, it too did not
>produce a crater. Large quantities of very foul smelling debris
>from this rare "organic" meteor was collected from the frozen
>surface of Tagish Lake and surrounding region. I suspect that
>strong odors would have been reported should this ET debris have
>fallen in region with a much warmer climate like Peru and not
>preserved under the deep freeze conditions of a frozen lake.

My guess would be that the object was a stony meteorite and was
most likely only loosely constructed. Stony meteorites are known
to contain many of the basic building blocks for life.

>It is also interesting to note that meteorites which were seen
>to fall from the sky and recovered immediately afterwards were
>reported to be very cold to the touch, not hot as one would
>expect after a firey journey through the atmosphere before
>reaching the ground.

There is considerable misunderstanding about what happens to an
object during entry into earth's atmosphere. The object itself
is not 'heated' by friction. Instead, the object moves at such
velocity to create a pocket of air directly beneath it and
probably somewhat surrounding it. This pocket of trapped air is
where the heat arises and which spreads to the object via
surface layers inwards. If the object is sufficiently
constructed as well as large enough, the object can indeed
impact and be 'cool to the touch', as the heated surface layers
would have vaporized and dispersed.

>>>3. There is microbacterial alien life attached to it and its
>>>fled the scene and is now busily infecting the local water
>>>supply. In a few short days, people will be dying by the bucket
>>>load from strange and bizarre diseases and an afflcition of
>>>boils and other disfiguring skin conditions will beset the local
>>>population.

>>If you saw the latest Nicole Kidman flick, 'Invasion', then you
>>should know that 'we become them', after being vomited upon by
>>the infected of course.

>Many credible scientists, past and present, believe not only
>that life on Earth was seeded from space but that ET oganisms
>continue to arrive on Earth on meteors and some plagues and
>disease outbreaks have even been attributed to these microscopic
>aliens from space (eg. the red rains reported in India and the
>unexpected and unknown organisms recently discovered in Earth's
>upper atmosphere)!

>Stuart Miller's predictions may prove to be not as far fetched
>after all.

>Nick Balaskas

It's precisely how meteorites and impacting objects are heated
which could possibly prove the panspermia argument valid. A
sufficiently constructed and large enough impacting object would
create a safe refuge in it's core for hitchhiking lifeforms from
beyond.


-Jason Gammon




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