Did Life Begin In Space?|
Interstellar organic molecules suggest that Earth may have been seeded by the cosmos.
Interstellar clouds of gas are impregnated with organic molecules, the chemical ingredients of life. In just two years of work with the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, astronomers have discovered eight new organic molecules near the center of the Milky Way, bolstering theories that key chemical precursors of life were first forged in deep space.
Tags : space panspermia genetics evolution
Posted on: 2006-11-14 12:04:36