This ancient rock is changing our theory on the origin of life | Tara Djokic

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Published on December 6, 2019 - Duration: 09:30s

This ancient rock is changing our theory on the origin of life | Tara Djokic

Exactly when and where did life on Earth begin?

Scientists have long thought that it emerged three billion years ago in the ocean -- until astrobiologist Tara Djokic and her team made an unexpected discovery in the western Australian desert.

Learn how an ancient rock found near a hot volcanic pool is shifting our understanding of the origin-of-life puzzle.


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