Rosetta’s Comet Has the Right Ingredients for Life

There isn't alien life on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. But according to new results from the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter, which has been circling the comet for nearly two years, the dirty snowball has some of the rare building blocks considered essential to the evolution of living organisms. That could help support the theory that these life-giving molecules first arrived on Earth courtesy of a crash-landing comet.

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