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Meteorites may have kick-started life on Earth Sunday, March 14, 2010

Meteorites may have kick-started life on Earth

Sunday, March 14, 2010 2:50 AM

1. Meteorites may have kick-started life on Earth, The Telegraph,
March 11, 2010,

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/7418915/Meteorites-may-have-kick-started-life-on-Earth.html


"Meteorites that bombarded Earth four billion years ago could
have kick-started life rather than wiping it out, a study shows."

2. Meteorites may have nurtured early life on Earth, TG Daily

http://www.tgdaily.com/general-sciences-features/48805-meteorites-may-have-nurtured-early-life


The paper is:

Parnell, J., A. Boyce, S. Thackrey, D. Muirhead, P. Lindgren,
C. Mason, C. Taylor, J. Still, S. Bowden, G. R. Osinski, and
P. Lee, 2010, Sulfur isotope signatures for rapid colonization
of an impact crater by thermophilic microbes. Geology.
vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 271-274. doi: 10.1130/G30615.1

http://geology.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/38/3/271


Yours,

Paul H.

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