TITLE

Organic molecules from space rained down on early Earth

AUTHOR(S)
Henbest, N.
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on research from Cornell University that states dust particles from space falling onto the early Earth provided an important source of the molecules that gave rise to life. Size of particles; Amount of organic material that was accumulated each year; This made up 15 percent of the Earth's total budget of organic material.
ACCESSION #
9202170200

 

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