How did life
In 1953 a number of experiments were done to test if life could have
started in the gas mixer of the early earth. The researcher would take
a large glass container containing the mixture of gases believed to
be on the early earth. They would then arc electricity through the gases
to simulate lighting strikes. Consistently, within hours, a number of
basic life chemicals would start streaming down the inside of the glass
container. As easily as these life chemicals were formed it didn’t
take much imagination to see them mixing together and beginning the
development of life up to us.
In recent year’s scientific knowledge about what gas mixtures
were on the early earth has become more precise. When you repeat the
1953 experiment with the corrected gas mixture it does not work so well.
It is much harder to get life chemicals to form and when they do they
fall apart easily.
This is why the interest is growing so rapidly in life chemicals found
in space. The growing evidence is that life was "planted"
on earth. That the life chemicals needed to start life came here from
space. Recent ongoing experiments are showing that the most likely way
the life chemicals got to earth was by hitchhiking a ride on a meteorite.
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