Origin of life on Earth

There’s a Vast Microbial Ecosystem Underneath the Crater that Wiped Out the Dinosaurs

How did life arise on Earth? How did it survive the Hadean eon, a time when repeated massive impacts excavated…

6 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…

2 years 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…

3 years ago

Newly Found Ancient Fossils Show Possibilities For Finding Martian Life

Fossils discovered in Greenland - which are 3.7 billion years old - are the oldest evidence of life on Earth…

5 years ago

Cometary Collisions Could Have Created Life On Earth

The energy of comets smashing into Earth billions of years ago could have generated life out of the building blocks…

8 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Life In Cosmic Rays

We all know that astronomy is just plain awesome - and pretty much everything that's interesting in the world links…

11 years ago