Theories on the Origins of Life — Where Did We Come from?

It’s covered in theory and in fiction, and it’s one of the biggest and most perplexing questions we’ve ever asked ourselves about life on Earth:

Just where did we come from?

copyright Smithsonian Magazine

copyright Smithsonian Magazine

Some folks say we originated from a primordial ooze.

Others postulate life came from an electric spark.

There are those that believe life got its start from smaller molecules that interacted with each other.

And there are people who think humans came from an alien world or worlds, dropped here either by design or cosmic fate.

No matter what you believe, there are some interesting theories out there. And perhaps one day we’ll actually confirm that one of them is fact. Until then, we get to speculate and try to find ways that explain who we are, why we’re here, and how the heck we got our start on this beautiful, blue planet.

So, read the seven theories for yourself and decide. I wonder if your theory will match mine. 🙂

Click here to read about these theories.


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