Naked Science: Season 7 Episode 5

Finding the Origin of Life

There are numerous theories about how life began on Earth. One thought is that it sprang up in the warm waters of a pond. Another suggests it arrived via comets. A different theory says life sprang from lightening and volcanoes. Scientists demonstrate that a spark of electricity applied to a primordial soup forms amino acids–the building blocks of life.

Naked Science: Season 7 Episode 5
Feb. 11, 2010

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