Germs from Jupiter? Viruses from Venus?
August 2, 2001 12:02 PM   Subscribe

Germs from Jupiter? Viruses from Venus? Nope, just live space-borne bacteria discovered floating around Earth. "Although the bugs from space are similar to bacteria on Earth, the scientists said the living cells found in samples of air from the edge of the planet's atmosphere are too far away to have come from Earth." (via
posted by carobe (8 comments total)
It The Andromeda Strain, except, you know, for real and stuff.
posted by OneBallJay at 12:09 PM on August 2, 2001

erm... that should be "It's"

So that's what the preview screen is for.
posted by OneBallJay at 12:13 PM on August 2, 2001

Double post. It's even still on the front page.
posted by skyline at 12:17 PM on August 2, 2001

Just another blasted double post. Don't mind me, I'll be complaining randomly throughout this month.
posted by bclark at 12:42 PM on August 2, 2001

It looks like bclark is guilty of the same thing.

Why post a double-post post when there's one right above it?

Mea culpa. Live and learn.
posted by carobe at 2:00 PM on August 2, 2001

Because mine has a funnier joke, extending from the running multi-person joke on the front page :)
posted by bclark at 2:22 PM on August 2, 2001

Oh my god, we're double posting double post notices again... Who's going to double post the double post notice double posting?
posted by SpecialK at 8:26 PM on August 2, 2001

accountingboy, I was thinking the same thing! So just when are they going to send Wildfire after Scoop anyway?
posted by fusinski at 11:08 PM on August 2, 2001

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