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Life Could be Common Across the Universe, Just Not in Our Region

The building blocks of life can, and did, spontaneously assemble under the right conditions. That's called spontaneous generation, or abiogenesis.…

3 months ago

All Life on Earth is Made up of the Same 20 Amino Acids. Scientist Now Think They Know Why

A new study has shown that the building blocks of life (amino acids) may have come together more easily than…

10 months ago

Researchers May Have Found the Missing Piece of Evidence that Explains the Origins of Life

A team of researchers have shown how the basic building blocks of life could have arose on a primordial Earth,…

11 months ago

Estimating When Life Could Have Arisen on Earth

A new study by a team of Canadian researchers places new constraints on when life first emerged on Earth, which…

2 years ago

Bayesian Analysis Rains On Exoplanet Life Parade

It's tempting to think that life is plentiful in the Universe, if only we could locate it. But a pair…

4 years ago

Jupiter – Our Silent Guardian?

[/caption] We live in a cosmic shooting gallery. In Phil Plait's Death From the Skies, he lays out the dangers…

11 years ago

Abiogenesis

[/caption] How did life on Earth arise? Scientific efforts to answer that question are called abiogenesis. More formally, abiogenesis is…

11 years ago