Saturday, August 20, 2011

Environmental Moonbat Study Not Sponsored or Endorsed by NASA

Glenn Beck's The Blaze sets things straight about a rumor in the Guardian (U.K.) that a NASA study claims that aliens could wipe out the human race to stop global warming.

“Aliens Could Attack to End Global Warming, NASA Says”; “NASA Warns of Alien Attack Scenario”; “Global Warming Could Prompt Alien Attack: NASA” — such was a sample of Friday morning headlines after it was first reported by the Guardian.

NASA quickly took to its Twitter account, writing two posts to clarify that the report was not an official NASA study:

In an online post, author Shawn Domagal-Goldman of NASA’s Planetary Science Division said the report was not funded or supported by NASA in any way, and in fact was “just a fun paper written by a few friends, one of whom happens to have a NASA affiliation....”

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