---Damien Broderick <email@example.com> wrote:
> pressure. They grow in extremely hostile environments such as a
> microscope's vacuum (cue Dr Fred Hoyle), and most astounding of all
> `appeared to move,' according to Uwins. `When I put the electron
> them, they moved away, which is not a typical mineral reaction.'
> Implications that strike me at once range from some version of the
> Andromeda Strain (`They released the Germs from Hell, which will eat
> surface world!') to the Great Filter (ditto, except that this
There is that line in that movie "In a vacuum, bombarded by
electrons?" When the bug is busily reproducing under such
conditions... although it
actually enjoyed that environment!