Reply to post: Re: Oh, the hyperbole

Boffins discover chemistry that could have produced building blocks of life in space

David Roberts Silver badge

Re: Oh, the hyperbole

Earliest forms of life on Earth had very little to do with oxygen, IIRC.

Allegedly blue green algae used oxygen as a metabolic byproduct to kill off the competition which was, I think, mainly relying on Hydrogen Sulphide for energy.

Then again that could have just been free oxygen.

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