Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Interesting: Life on Earth began 'almost instantaneously' 300 MILLION years earlier than we thought, claim scientists

Living organisms may have existed on Earth as long as 4.1bn years ago – 300m years earlier than was previously thought, new research has shown. If confirmed, the discovery means life emerged a remarkably short time after the Earth was formed from a primordial disc of dust and gas surrounding the sun 4.6bn years ago. Researchers discovered the evidence in specks of graphite trapped

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