Did Meteorites Help Start Life ?
Evidence suggests life on Earth started after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds, PhysOrg, October 2, 2017
How did Life Start? Meteorites crashing into Darwin's Little Warm Ponds May Have been Trigger, by Megham Bartels, Newsweek.
The paper is:
Pearce, B.K., Pudritz, R.E., Semenov, D.A. and Henning, T.K., 2017. Origin of the RNA world: The fate of nucleobases in warm little ponds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 114 no. 43, pp. 11327-11332