Understanding the origin of life on earth

JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, publishes a modern approach to a famed experiment that explored one of the most intriguing research questions facing scientists today—the origin of life on earth.  

It's a shock: Life on Earth may have come from out of this world

A group of international scientists including a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher have confirmed that life really could have come from out of this world.

Asteroid may show how life came to Earth

For the first time, water and organic molecules have been detected on an asteroid. The discovery lends plausibility to the theory that both  life on earth and water arrived through asteroid strikes.