aug 112012
 
Quasicrystals On Earth Came From Outer Space

  Results from an expedition to far eastern Russia that set out to find the origin of naturally occurring quasicrystals have provided convincing evidence that they arrived on Earth from outer space. A rock sample containing quasicrystals unearthed in the Koryak Mountains in Russia. Image Credit: Paul Steinhardt, Princeton University Writing in IOP Publishing’s journal Reports [continue reading]

jun 242012
 
Panspermia  More Credible

  You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation but still life survives. ESA’s research on the International Space Station is giving credibility to theories that life came from outer space – as well as helping to create better suncreams. An example of a lichen that was exposed to [continue reading]