Mind-Blowing Revelation: Harvard Team Uncovers Potential Alien Artifact
Written by: Michael Phillips
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In a groundbreaking revelation, Harvard professor Avi Loeb and his team of scientists have potentially discovered fragments of alien technology from a meteor that crashed into the waters off Papua New Guinea in 2014.
Loeb's team recently brought the mysterious materials back to Harvard for detailed analysis. With an almost near certainty of 99.999%, the U.S. Space Command confirms that the meteor originated from another solar system. The government provided Loeb with a designated radius of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) where the meteor might have landed.
"The fireball occurred within that region, and it was detected by the Department of Defense. Given the substantial size, comparable to that of Boston, we aimed to narrow down the precise location," explained Loeb. "We calculated the distance of the fireball based on the time delay between the arrival of the blast wave, explosion sound, and the swiftly arriving light."
Their calculations remarkably aligned with the projected path within the government's designated range. Setting sail on the Silver Star, Loeb and his team embarked on a series of passes along and around the calculated trajectory. They meticulously combed the ocean floor using a sled equipped with magnets.
"We discovered ten spherules, near-perfect metallic marbles. When observed under a microscope, they stand out distinctly from the surrounding material," shared Loeb. "They exhibit hues of gold, blue, brown, and some even resemble miniature versions of Earth."
Detailed composition analysis revealed that the spherules consist of 84% iron, 8% silicon, 4% magnesium, 2% titanium, and trace elements. Measuring sub-millimeter in size, a total of 50 spherules were found by the team.
"Surpassing the material strength of any previously cataloged space rock by NASA, it was calculated to be traveling at a speed of 60 kilometers per second outside our solar system," added Loeb. "This velocity exceeds that of 95% of nearby stars. The unique composition, tougher than iron meteorites, and extraordinary speed hint at the possibility of it being a spacecraft from another civilization or an advanced technological gadget."
Loeb drew a parallel to the Voyager spacecraft launched by NASA, which are projected to exit the solar system in around 10,000 years. He elaborated, "Imagine if they were to collide with a distant planet in a billion years. They would appear as a meteor composed of an unusually fast-moving material."
The research and analysis at Harvard are just commencing, as Loeb seeks to determine whether the spherules are of artificial or natural origin. If they prove to be natural, it would provide valuable insights into the materials existing beyond our solar system. However, if they are indeed artificial, it would raise captivating questions.
"While our current spacecraft would require tens of thousands of years to reach another star outside our solar system, this material has made its way to us. It's already here," exclaimed Loeb. "We just need to explore our own backyard to unveil the possibility of interstellar packages that have traveled billions of years."
Further research is underway, including a meticulous examination of additional debris and a thorough review of hours of previously recorded footage from the sled-mounted camera. Loeb remains optimistic that these enigmatic spherules might serve as breadcrumbs leading to an even more significant discovery.
"They also assist us in locating any substantial meteor remnants during future expeditions," disclosed Loeb. "Finding a sizable piece of this object that survived the impact would enable us to determine whether it is a mere rock or a remarkable technological artifact."