There is an article on nonorganic matter and DNA in zero gravity conditions that I’ve been wanting to post here for a while, and now feels like the perfect time.
Scientists have discovered that inorganic material can take on the characteristics of living organisms in space, a development that could transform views of alien life.
An international panel from the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Max Planck institute in Germany and the University of Sydney found that galactic dust could form spontaneously into helixes and double helixes and that the inorganic creations had memory and the power to reproduce themselves.
What I love about this is that it completely changes the odds on life existing outside our solar system. If planets are not needed for life to evolve, then life could be anywhere or everywhere out there for us to discover. The possibilities are truly fantastic.
What’s happening in all those nebulas and cosmic gas clouds out there that we’re not yet seeing?