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New evidence for life not long after Earth’s formation

April 23rd, 2016

Episode 1084 of 1326 episodes

Geochemists have found evidence that life likely existed on Earth at least 4.1 billion years ago - 300 million years earlier than previously thought suggesting that life may have begun not long after the planet formed 4.54 billion years ago.

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