Life On Earth Comes From Out Of This World - Comets Delivered Building Blocks For Life

07/06/2013 15:07

6 June 2013 - Life on Earth may have come from out of this world, according to a new research.

Icy comets that crashed into Earth billions of years ago could have produced life building organic compounds, including the building blocks of proteins and nucleobases pairs of DNA and RNA, say Lawrence Livermore scientist Nir Goldman and University of Ontario Institute of Technology colleague Isaac Tamblyn. [Read more] ...