Lunar meteorites are very rare rocks that scientists sometimes discover in Antarctica or deserts. Find out how a new study of the trace gases they contain has shed light on the origins of the moon and the Earth.
Lightning strikes have played a part in theories on the origin of life since Darwin. Discover how a new study sheds more light on the role of lightning in bringing life to our planet. (4:00 min read)
Water discoveries on the Moon and on Mars were made this week.. Find out how these studies help understand life on Earth and on other worlds. (4:45 min read)
The Tagish Lake meteorite at the Royal Ontario Museum has revealed some vital secrets to researchers. Find out what they discovered about the origin of life. (4:00 min read)
The origin of life is still a mystery to science, even though evolution is now a proven fact. Learn about four theories hoping to shed light on this enigma. (5:00 min read)
Planets form by gathering dust, not from smaller bodies crashing into each other. Find out why this is both promising and thrilling for the search for life. (4:00 min read)
Scientists have found traces of the sugar called ribose in meteorites. Since ribose is a building block of living organisms, this discovery sheds light on the origin of life on earth. Find out more. (7:00 min read)
Find out about the new discovery showing that life had almost a billion more years to form than previously thought.