New Theory Explains Presence of Seeds of Life in Asteroids

October 1, 2013 1:26 PM

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New Theory Explains Presence of Seeds of Life in Asteroids

By taking a new look at the early solar system, researchers have developed a theory outlining how biomolecules, considered the building blocks of life, were once able to form inside asteroids.

The theory takes into account a more accurate image of magnetic fields and solar winds that existed during the solar system's early years, the researchers from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) explain.

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