Articles tagged "origins of existence"

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Meteorite impacts can create life's building blocks, new research shows

A new research conducted by the researchers from Tohoku University, National Institute for Materials Science and Hiroshima University showed that meteorite impacts on ancient ocenas may have created nucleobases and amino acids, which indicates there might have been anot

August 19, 2015

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New study outlines 'Water world' theory of life's origins

A new study from researchers at NASA's JPL, and the Icy Worlds team at NASA's Astrobiology Institute describes how electrical energy naturally produced at the sea floor might have given rise to life. While the scientists had already proposed this hypothesis -- c

April 16, 2014

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Why The World Exists: The origins of existence

From the size of an electron's charge to the cosmological constant, the universe appears to be mysteriously fine-tuned to support life. Can dark matter or infinite parallel universes explain why the world exists, or are such questions fundamentally

January 11, 2014