“The ancient Egyptians were not obsessed with death. They were obsessed with life! So mummification was anticipating life after death with the goal to perpetuate living forever.”
— Melinda Zeder, Curator, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D. C., 2011Click for report.
“Everything went perfect! And we’ve never done this before!”
– Dante Lauretta, OSIRIS-REx Principal Investigator, Univ. of Arizona – Tucson, a few minutes after 6:12 PM Eastern, October 20, 2020, when the spacecraft touched down, gathered a sample and rose again
“Minks show open mouth breathing, discharge from their eyes and nose … and typically die the next day.”
— Dean Taylor, D.V.M., State Veterinarian, Utah Dept. of Agriculture and FoodClick for report.
“Global temperatures are increasing.”
— Ahira Sanchez-Lugo, Ph.D., Physical Scientist, NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information
“… To my surprise, there were no signs of blood in the immediate area or around its wound … and we failed to hear any sounds coming from the cow pen during the night where I keep my seven animals.”
— Mzee Paul Kigen, Farmer, Chebagal village, Bureti Sub-County, Kericho, Kenya, Africa, reported September 25, 2020, by Kenya News AgencyClick for report.
“We’ve never seen anything like this before.”
— Joe Lewandowski, Spokesperson, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Denver, Colorado
“Many of the Valarde birds have little to no fat, many are underweight, and there’s not a lot of external signs that they have been inhaling a lot of smoke.”
— Jenna McCullough, Ornithology Ph.D. student, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
“As we emerge from Cycle 24 solar minimum and approach Cycle 25’s maximum in 2025, it is important to remember solar activity never stops; it changes form as the pendulum swings.”
— Lika Guhathakurta, Solar Physicist, Heliophysics Division, NASA, Washington, D. C.Click for report.
“I thought we’d just be able to rule out extreme scenarios, like the Venus clouds being stuffed full of organisms. When we got the first hints of phosphine in Venus’ spectrum, it was a shock!”
— Jane Greaves, Ph.D., Astronomy Group, Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy
“Either this Venus phosphine discovery is a mistaken identity, that we don’t know what the chemical is? Or some strange chemistry that we are not aware of? Or biology.”
— Sanjay Limaye, Ph.D., Sr. Scientist, Solar System Planet Atmospheres, Space Science and Engineering Center, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Click for report.