Comets' role in life's origin
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 61, Issue 52, page 1233, 23 December 1980
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1980), Comets' role in life's origin, Eos Trans. AGU, 61(52), 1233–1233, doi:10.1029/EO061i052p01233-02.(
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Did comets dust the primordial earth with cosmic debris and with bacterial life forms that evolved to the organisms which dot the fossil record and stalk the earth today?
Head-to-head debate on this question was recently rekindled at the colloquium ‘Comets and the Origin of Life’ at the University of Maryland's College Park campus. The colloquium drew geochemists, biologists, physicists, planetologists, and others.