Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Theories about how life began at a molecular level

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Life - The question of how life began on a molecular level has been a longstanding problem in science. However, recent mathematical research sheds light on a possible mechanism by which life may have gotten a foothold in the chemical soup that existed on the early Earth. See article.
g Cosmicus - In this interview, Roger Summons explains how the SAM instrument is geared to detect organic matter on Mars, and even figure out where it came from. See article.
g Aftermath - Here’s a fascinating idea: A group of serious scientists, writers, military leaders and others discussing how to establish a constructive dialogue between humanity and ETI, once contact is made. See article.

Get your SF book manuscript edited