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Monday, 18 December 2017

Did Meteorites Help Start Life ?

Did Meteorites Help Start Life ?

Evidence suggests life on Earth started after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds, PhysOrg, October 2, 2017
https://phys.org/news/2017-10-evidence-life-earth-meteorites-splashed.html

How did Life Start? Meteorites crashing into Darwin's Little Warm Ponds May Have been Trigger, by Megham Bartels, Newsweek.
http://www.newsweek.com/2017/10/27/how-did-life-start-meteorites-crashing-darwins-warm-little-ponds-was-possible-675655.html

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
http://www.pnas.org/content/114/43/11327 https://arxiv.org/pdf/1710.00434.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.

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