Dave Farina has “tremendous reading skills” — he can read from a script, on YouTube or in a debate, with fluency and confidence.
Professor Dave’s inability to provide the chemistry to back up his claims calls to mind the famous Wendy’s ad from the 1980s.
I was struck by how quickly Farina was dominated and deflated as soon as he had run out of script and had to speak on his own two feet.
Dr. Tour is highly skeptical that theorists have got it all figured out about how life arose on a barren early Earth through known material processes alone.
These Ryugu samples appear to be our first chance to examine which organic compounds may be produced in a prebiotic setting in our solar system.