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Titan, one of Saturn's moons, is the only moon in the solar system with an atmosphere â€” ten times denser than the atmosphere of Earth.
An Israeli scientist says comets might have provided the elements for the emergence of life on Earth. Tel Aviv University Professor Akiva Bar-Nun said he discovered comets were the source of missing ingredients needed for life in Earth's ancient primordial soup. When comets slammed into the Earth through the atmosphere about 4 billion years ago, they delivered a payload of organic materials to the young Earth, adding materials that combined with Earth's own large reservoir of organics and led...
Comets have always fascinated us. A mysterious appearance could symbolize God's displeasure or mean a sure failure in battle, at least for one side. Now Tel Aviv University justifies our fascination â€” comets might have provided the elements for the emergence of life on our planet.
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