articles tagged: abiogenesis
discarding panspermia with insufficient evidence
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discarding panspermia with insufficient evidence

Panspermia is a somewhat out there hypothesis. But it deserves a serious investigation, not just quick dismissals citing its origins.

horgan warns venter to watch his poker face
# science

horgan warns venter to watch his poker face

John Horgan is on the warpath against Craig Venter because... the media prominently covered Venter's latest breakthrough with synthetic life?

it’s a comet! it’s a meteor! no, it’s a piece of rna!
# space

it’s a comet! it’s a meteor! no, it’s a piece of rna!

Far from destroying organic molecules, the conditions in deep space seems to foster their creation while protecting them from cosmic rays.