After a meteorite crashed into a remote village in Peru, the villagers all became ill. After the meteorite?s fiery crash, nearby villagers began to complain about smelling a strange odor which led to headaches and vomiting. The policemen who were sent to check out these reports became ill as well. Could some sort of strange bacteria have entered the area on the space rock?

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Flaming debris that was moving so fast that it broke the sound barrier almost hit a jet plane that was landing in New Zealand. NASA says it couldn?t have come from a satellite, so experts think that the passenger jet was just missed by a meteorite. A few years ago in Chicago, a meteorite crashed through a roof of a house and almost hit a sleeping man.

In both cases, it was a close call: according to the BBC News, “The New Zealand Herald newspaper calculated the debris missed the jet by a margin of 40 seconds.”

Meteorites and UFOs are often confused, and UFO sightings are also often blamed on a phenomenon known as “ball lightning.”
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The same amino acids that are here on Earth have also been found in meteorites. “The bottom line is that you have these materials that come from space,” says researcher Steve Macko. He thinks this points to a cosmic origin for life on Earth.

Making the case for our cosmic origin is the fact that all of the meteorite’s amino acids favor the “left-handed” molecular structure, which is also favored by life on Earth, but just why life chose left over right is a mystery. “Essentially all of your protein is made of L-amino acids,” said Macko. “Why is that? We don’t know. The curious thing is that if you go to a meteorite you find a predominance of the same thing.”
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When we asked German UFO researcher Michael Hesemann, who will be on Dreamland April 13, about a recent UFO wave in Germany, he replied, “I spoke to several eyewitnesses and there is no doubt it was indeed a meteorite.”

Now the meteorite has been found: A Bavarian farmer?s wife found a 3 foot wide crater in her vegetable patch with the meteorite lodged at the bottom. She took the blackened rock, which is about the size of a tennis ball, to the local police station.

The Munich Institute for Geology now has the meteorite which experts estimate hit the atmosphere at a speed of almost 125,000 mph.

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