Reply to post: Re: Why highlight meteorites?

Life began after meteorites splashed into warm ponds of water, say astronomers

frank ly

Re: Why highlight meteorites?

The meteorites and large asteroids of the early solar system were probably important for delivering water to ancient earth, with dust delivering carbon compounds. Any delicate carbon compound in a meteorite would probably be vapourised by the impact.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2149168-life-may-have-begun-millions-of-years-earlier-than-we-thought/

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