What do we know about the specimens?
The two mummies presented by Mr Maussan were found in Peru in 2017. They are tiny in stature and chalky in colour. Each one of them had a three-fingered hands and shrunken heads.
The specimens were about 1,000 years old, according to carbon testing carried out by researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
UFO hearing by US Congress
In July, three former military officers described to a subcommittee of the House Oversight Committee their disturbing encounters with high-tech, unexplained flying objects. One of them even claimed that the US government is secretly holding on to extraterrestrial wreckage.
Retired Navy commander David Fravor described an encounter with a “white Tic Tac shaped object” after launching his fighter jet from the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier.
“There were no rotors, no rotor wash, or any visible flight control surfaces like wings,” he testified.
The Pentagon, however, denied all such claims.
NASA weighs in on claims about ‘aliens’ from Mexico
The American space agency on Thursday held a press briefing about an independent panel studying the UFOs.
NASA officials were asked about the UFO hearing in Mexico’s Congress of the alleged “non-human remains”. David Spergel, the former head of Princeton University’s astrophysics department and chair of the UAP report, said he did not know the nature of the samples but urged transparency.
“This is something that I have only seen on Twitter. When you have unusual things, you want to make the data public,” Mr Spergel said.
Post a comment“Make samples available to the world scientific community and we’ll see what’s there,” he later told the BBC.