Occasus Cinius (plural Occaus Cinipi, from the Latin sunset embers) is a gaseous life form characterized by the synaptic patterns identified by Magnetoencephalographic (MEG) images of low frequency sunlight. Anatomically, Occasus Cinipi are indistinguishable from the ambient elements found in Earth’s troposphere and stratosphere; they are composed of disordered portions nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, ozone, and chlorine

Occasus Cinius was first discovered in 1984 when mathematician Gregory Pot observed a jar of light at sunset through an MEG, and found Alpha and Beta brain waves. However, Occasus Cinius was not considered a life form until paleobiologist Scott Scot published an article titled Sunset Embers in the Journal of Historical Science in 1990. In his article, Scot analyzed the DNA sequencing of Levis Cornium, a soft bodied invertebrate slug that lived in shallow pools during the early Cambrian period. Scot then projected what the brain waves of this ancient slug would look like through an MEG. His projection matched the waves discovered by Pot identically.

In 1994, Scot published a second article title Sunset Embers: A Tale of Bizarre Evolution in the same journal. In the article, Scot described his theory as to how Occasus Cinius could come to be a gaseous life form:

“It is entirely conceivable that, during this early period of terrestrial life, Earth’s waned atmosphere enable high     frequency ultra violet C rays to strike the surface. If such rays were to consistently reach the breeding pools of the Levis Cornium for a period of 6 days, the slugs would be slowly broken down into their chemical elements. As the Levis Cornium’s posterior lobe (its primary thought center) disintegrates, its brain waves would be recorded on the electrons circling the atomic elements that formerly made up the Levis Cornium’ brain. The final stages of this process would involve the outgassing of the broken down Levis Cornium from the pool into the atmosphere, where they could one day be observed by a Danish mathematician.”

In the same article, Scot explained how it was only possible to detect Occasus Cinius in low frequency sunset light. Scot theorized that the life form’s brain waves interacted with light emitted by the sun in such a way that higher frequency light pushed Occasus Cinius toward lower frequency light. In this manner, Occasus Cinius eternally chases the setting sun across a red and orange sky.

By James Frye

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