Professor Brian Cox gives his verdict on 'alien bodies' unveiled to Mexican government
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Professor Brian Cox has given his verdict on those 'alien bodies' unveiled by Mexican government earlier this week, having also shared a strangely straightforward method to tell if they’re genuine.
It all began in 2017, when the two unidentifiable bodies were recovered in Cusco, Peru.
One of them was 700 years old and another was 1,800 years old - with only three fingers on each hand.
Journalist and ufologist Jaime Maussan was present in congress and testified under oath that the bodies are not part of 'our terrestrial evolution'.
He said: “These specimens are not part of our terrestrial evolution.
“These aren’t beings that were found after a UFO wreckage. They were found in diatom (algae) mines, and were later fossilized.”
Maussan said that scientists from the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM) were able to collect DNA evidence via radiocarbon dating.
Over 30 percent of their DNA was said to be 'unknown'.
After the news broke, the supposed alien creatures have been met with some inevitable scepticism, despite Maussan’s claims.
Even Professor Brian Cox - an English physicist who knows a thing or two about science - has waded in on the debate, having given Maussan something of an ultimatum.
He’s shared his verdict on the bizarre mummified bodies, saying that they simply look ‘too humanoid’ to be real.
He tweeted: “Obviously I’ve been asked about this story. My immediate response - they are way too humanoid. It’s very unlikely that an intelligent species that evolved on another planet would look like us.”
Cox added: “Secondly - send a sample off to 23andme - let alone the University down the road - and they’ll tell you within 10 minutes.”
Go on Maussan, we dare you.
The news follows the Pentagon releasing formerly classified images and videos of UFOs a couple of weeks back, as part of a ‘one-stop shop’ website launched by the US government on the unexplained phenomenon.
Working alongside the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), the site will provide information about unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAPs) or UFOs.
Press secretary Pat Ryder also told a news conference that the Pentagon will release a tool allowing current and former US government employees, service members and contractors to 'provide reports via a private and secure means'.