“The origin of life is among the greatest open problems in science.”
The authors argue that RNA molecules appeared in warm little ponds more than 4.17 billion years ago, transported by “meteorites and interplanetary dust particles.”
I’m reading Brown’s new Robert Langdon novel, Origin. There’s a decent chance you are too.
Certain subjects, all posing ultimate questions, reduce much of scientific talk to pablum. Why do you think that is?
How can scientists get away with publishing patent nonsense when it comes to the origin of life?