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Offline Jontom10

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Comet collisons can spawn life
« on: September 15, 2013, 05:33:22 PM »
Some interesting stuff.

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The building blocks of life can spontaneously come into existence when icy comets smash into planets, according to a new study.

A similar process can create amino acids when a rocky meteorite strikes an ice-covered planet.

Scientists say the discovery suggests that "the basic building blocks of life can be assembled anywhere in the Solar System".

http://news.sky.com/story/1142089/icy-comet-collisions-can-spawn-life



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Re: Comet collisons can spawn life
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2013, 05:42:30 PM »
Yeah, I read that but I've always had that impression, long as I can remember.

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Re: Comet collisons can spawn life
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2013, 05:46:19 PM »
Exciting research method ;D

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The study involved firing steel projectiles at high velocity into ice mixtures similar to those found in comets.
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Re: Comet collisons can spawn life
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2013, 06:04:24 PM »
Logical and explains a lot and also how much life can really be out there...waiting.  Cool stuff.
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