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Old 08 June 2018, 07:50 PM
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Reminds me of the original Viking lander results, immortalized (sort of) by a poem that appeared in the May 1977 issue of Analog magazine.

For the link-wary (or -weary):

What's in Store?
John A. Carroll

Once upon a planet dreary
Came a rocket engine cheery
On a flight to test a theory
On Mars's frigid desert floor!

Did life arise spontaneous
Or some alien's trash extraneous
Seed the globe that now contains us?
Quoth the Lander, "Either-or."
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