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chuckg's Avatar Jump to comment 10 by chuckg

I think this supports the idea of panasperma, extraterrestrial life may have seeded Earth. Organisms like this would both be able to survive the shattering blow of a planetoid, maybe Mars sized, like they think hit the Earth and gave rise to the Moon, as well as ejection into deep space, to travel for millions(or billions) of years to other star systems, crash down on another planet, and start up living again. Interesting possibilities. Life is incredibly tenacious.

Sat, 24 May 2008 17:14:00 UTC | #174982