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This is not entirely new on the topic of abiogenesis, but it does add a new wrinkle to the hypothesis:
The finding comes after a team “shock compressed” an icy slush similar in composition to that found on comets, which are sometimes called “dirty snowballs” because they are a mixture of ice and rock. The compression, which researchers say is similar in intensity to comets hitting the Earth, generated amino acids – considered the basic bits of life.
“Our work shows that the basic building blocks of life can be assembled anywhere in the Solar System and perhaps beyond,” stated Zita Martins, a co-author of the paper who is with Imperial College London’s department of Earth science and engineering.
Read more: Cometary Collisions Could Have Created Life On Earth
 

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Another interesting thought is that an alien species could have fired a capsule into deep space with a 1000 year timer on it, set to explode and spread bacteria into whatever surrounding area it happened to be in at the time, after which the bacteria could possibly land on nearby planetary bodies and evolve into sentient life over the next few hundred thousand years.

It's definitely possible.

So we could be the descendants of aliens!
 

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It's a huge jump from random aminoacids forming, to random live organisms forming. All this says is that aminoacids can from from such collisions.
 

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All this says is that aminoacids can from from such collisions.
This says that already formed life could have been transported from some other place to earth by a meteor. It's interesting because we didn't know until now if life could have survive meteor impacts.
 

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This says that already formed life could have been transported from some other place to earth by a meteor. It's interesting because we didn't know until now if life could have survive meteor impacts.
Either you didn't read, are trolling, or don't understand English very well.
 
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It's a huge jump from random aminoacids forming, to random live organisms forming. All this says is that aminoacids can from from such collisions.
A little more than just that; the collision events imparted previously unconsidered conditions and induced processes. That detail to me is what made the link worth posting; its a new discovery in that sense
 
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