Welcome to City-Data.com Forum!
U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 08-29-2013, 11:32 AM
 
23,592 posts, read 70,391,434 times
Reputation: 49232

Advertisements

"What’s quite clear is that boron, as an element, is quite scarce in Earth’s crust," Prof Benner told BBC News, “but Mars has been drier than Earth and more oxidising, so if Earth is not suitable for the chemistry, Mars might be.

"The evidence seems to be building that we are actually all Martians; that life started on Mars and came to Earth on a rock," he commented.


BBC News - Earth life 'may have come from Mars'

If this is accurate, it adds yet another layer to the difficulty of creation of intelligent life on other planets.

Gotta be outside of radiation zones
Gotta have certain stage stars go nova and spew elements
Gotta be the proper distance from any "sun"
Gotta have water
Gotta have a moon
Gotta have a donor planet for early life
etc.
etc.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 08-29-2013, 11:34 AM
 
2,349 posts, read 5,434,699 times
Reputation: 3062
Quote:
Originally Posted by harry chickpea View Post
"What’s quite clear is that boron, as an element, is quite scarce in Earth’s crust," Prof Benner told BBC News, “but Mars has been drier than Earth and more oxidising, so if Earth is not suitable for the chemistry, Mars might be.

"The evidence seems to be building that we are actually all Martians; that life started on Mars and came to Earth on a rock," he commented.


BBC News - Earth life 'may have come from Mars'

If this is accurate, it adds yet another layer to the difficulty of creation of intelligent life on other planets.

Gotta be outside of radiation zones
Gotta have certain stage stars go nova and spew elements
Gotta be the proper distance from any "sun"
Gotta have water
Gotta have a moon
Gotta have a donor planet for early life
etc.
etc.
My pastor thinks this is all mumbo jumbo so therefore I don't but it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-29-2013, 02:51 PM
 
28,803 posts, read 47,689,558 times
Reputation: 37905
We all have been told (repeatedly) that pastors are the only source of information worth listening to.

Unless, of course, you happen to be an intelligent, thinking person. We know that's not true.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-29-2013, 02:54 PM
 
28,803 posts, read 47,689,558 times
Reputation: 37905
And back to a subject worth talking aboit in the SCIENCE forum: I wouldn't be surprised that at least part of the life on Earth came from Mars, but I also doubt that it all did. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if we learned some of the basics came from Jupiter, or Saturn, or a moon of one of the outer planets.

Or perhaps the stars. Hmmmmm.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-29-2013, 03:13 PM
 
4,096 posts, read 6,214,610 times
Reputation: 7406
The particles that are found on Mars are likely found on all or most all other planets as well, in differing amounts. Where did they come from? From space. Here or there. It doesn't mean all Boron came from Mars to Earth.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-29-2013, 05:19 PM
 
28,803 posts, read 47,689,558 times
Reputation: 37905
Quote:
life started on Mars and came to Earth on a rock
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEGIjwuO-N4
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Science and Technology
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:09 AM.

© 2005-2024, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top