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NASA Proves Building Blocks Of DNA Come From Space

NASA Proves Building Blocks Of DNA Come From Space | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

NASA researchers studying meteorites have found that they contain several of the components needed to make DNA on Earth. The discovery provides support for the idea that the building blocks for DNA were likely created in space, and carried to Earth on objects, like meteorites, that crashed into the planet’s surface. According to the theory, the ready-made DNA parts could have then assembled under Earth’s early conditions to create the first DNA.

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King of the Cosmos (A Profile of Neil deGrasse Tyson)

“We still have the remnants of what we typically call the Summer Triangle,” he says. “And the Summer Triangle is three stars that are about equally bright. So, one is here--”

“Oh my God,” the crowd murmurs.

The looming figure is Neil Tyson, the director of the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. He has just put the crowd into a swoon by switching on a laser and pointing it towards the zenith of the sky. The green beam seems to reach up from the field and touch the star.

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Lawrence Krauss: A Universe from Nothing. [VIDEO]

In his new book, "A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing," Arizona State University professor Lawrence M. Krauss explains how recent revolutions in our understanding of physics and cosmology allow modern science to address the question of why there is something rather than nothing, and more importantly, why this is a scientific question rather than a philosophical or theological one.

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Scientists Now Know: We're From Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy!

Scientists Now Know: We're From Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy! | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Viewzone Magazine offers a look at life and humanity from different angles. Astronomy, space, environment, conspiracies, lost history, religion and mysteries as well as humor and facts... we tell it like it is.
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