Prometheus’ Black Goo Explained
The official Prometheus Facebook page posted an illustration that attempts to solve the mysteries of the black goo found in the movie. The data itself, in the context of the movie’s story, was put together by the Engineers and translated by Weyland androids.
Declassified: In researching the aftermath of Project Prometheus, Weyland Industries managed to uncover an information manual written by the Engineers concerning a chemical agent found by the Prometheus crew. Linguistic components from the original document translated by a Weyland Industries’ cybernetic individual.
Click the image below to enlarge it. Thanks to PrometheusForum users Carrot and John_Stark for the heads up