Intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious WHOOPS SORRY FALSE ALARM

From Slashdot:

Ten years later, most scientists believe that everything in the meteorite can be explained by non-biological processes. “We certainly have not convinced the community, and that’s been a little bit disappointing,” said David McKay, a scientist behind the ‘life on Mars’ paper. Unfortunately, David McKay’s own brother is one of his critics. “He [David] got a little testy about the results we were getting,” said Gordon McKay. “What we have shown is that it is possible to form these things inorganically.”

Dammit! Still waiting.