[meteorite-list] Panspermia, Reverse Panspermia & Life In Space

From: Mr EMan <mstreman53_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 13:18:08 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <472246.82233.qm_at_web55207.mail.re4.yahoo.com>

Totally agree with Mark's quote below about Panspermia. As to reverse contamination-- studies so far suggest launching and landing temperatures are sufficiently low that neither process sterilizes the cargo: Mars to Earth or Earth to Mars transport.

--- On Fri, 6/5/09, Mark Ford <mark.ford at ssl.gb.com> wrote:

<< To be honest this whole Panspermia concept, has become a
bit of a religion in some circles,? how is it more likely that
 Earth was seeded by alien life than that that the Earth started life by
 itself? Earth is perfect for life, all the ingredients are or where present, we haven't seen anywhere else in the universe like earth for long
 enough, so it seems sensible to assume it all started right here...?
 in a galaxy not so very far away..
Received on Fri 05 Jun 2009 04:18:08 PM PDT

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