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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-28-10 01:07 AM
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Astrophysicist Denies She is UN's New 'Alien Ambassador'
By: Chloe Albanesius
09.27.2010

Is the United Nations taking a break from earthly pursuits to appoint an "alien ambassador" who would be charged with greeting any extraterrestrial guests who might make their way to our planet?

While that would make for a good Monday morning story, the Malaysian astrophysicist at the center of the story denies that she will be adding alien liaison to her resume.

"It sounds really cool, but I have to deny it," Mazlan Othman said in an e-mail to The Guardian ... http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2369739,00.asp
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