quote: Eh? Having a rigorous scientific attitude is crucial to finding the truth. Too many people decide what they want to be true, then set out only to prove that.
quote: This happens in the scientific community A LOT.
quote: I doubt the guy who made the comment was either in the science of verifying the findings coming back from Mars or in any science field whatsoever, and it is a common attitude I see.
quote: What did Nasa say? "The rock sample contains nitrogen, sulfur, oxygen, hydrogen, carbon and phosphorous", which are important constituents of living things. Life isn't just about having the right elements around.