[ExI] Earliest evidence of life

Dylan Distasio interzone at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 03:01:41 UTC 2017

I was excited to see that news earlier today.  While I am not as sanguine
as I once was on ever seeing signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life
while I exist, this makes an even stronger case that microbial life is a
common scenario in the universe.  I really hope we get to Europa and get
through the ice before I kick off.  I think finding even microbial life
somewhere else in the solar system would go a long way towards unifying
Terrans, but perhaps I'm being overly optimistic on the human side of

On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 9:36 PM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Journal nature reports on evidence of life that is at least 3.77
> ​billion ​
> and might be as old as 4.28 billion years. It was found in a ancient
> hydrothermal vent in Quebec. Even the younger figure would be the oldest
> sign of life ever found.
> http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v543/n7643/full/nature21377.html
> John K Clark
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