That's right. Comets may have helped seed life on Earth. Far out, right? Sarah Everts has the chemical clues that back up this out-of-this-world hypothesis. ↓↓More info and references below↓↓
Comet collisions may have helped seed life on Earth | C&EN
Philae Probe Sniffs Out Comet's Chemistry | C&EN
Amino acids from ultraviolet irradiation of interstellar ice analogues | Nature
Apologies to Paul Wild, who discovered the comet Wild 2 along with several others. His last name is pronounced Vilt.
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