icomm5 at netcom.ca
Fri Jul 23 10:50:15 EST 1999
David Horner wrote:
> Just wondering if anyone else had noted the name of the "symbiotic
> micro-organisms" giving rise to "the force" in the new Star Wars
> movie..........."midichlorions". Hmmm.......I wonder if that symbiosis
> occured prior to the divergence of all extant eukaryotes.
I haven't seen the movie, but those guys seem to know their science well
Some writer recently wrote into one of these groups asking for help
designing an alien, and I suggested humanoids come to be with the help of
a different race of mitochondria someplace else in the Galaxy. Or some
Seems like a pretty obvious idea. They would be utterly unlike us to their
very fundament. Which is not to say they wouldn't spend their time watching
soap operas or fighting traffic...
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