Ghost particle

16 January 2015

The Daily Express published images of a spectral ‘ghost particle’ discovered in debris gathered from the stratosphere.  They quote Professor Milton Wainwright, who speculates “that in its space environment this ‘ghost particle’ is a living balloon which an alien microscopic organism might inflate with lighter than air gasses”, and says that the particles “are like nothing previously found on Earth.” Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe says: “It lends very strong support to the theory of cometary panspermia”.  Read the full article, which has attracted widespread media coverage, on the Express website.