September 21, 2013 by Richard Gordon
A recent paper by Milton Wainwright et al.  claimed that sampling of the stratosphere revealed a diatom frustule captured from a height of >25km.
The paper, published in Journal of Cosmology, also argues that the object came from space, with a probable origin in the watery environment of a comet.
There are a number of problems that I would have flagged had I been a… read more