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    Chemical Evolution Causing Life

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    For life to occur on europa what stages of chemical evolution must occur and the chemical and physical factors these require, if life is to emerge from europa.

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    The first step to answering this question is to get a good understanding of chemical evolution. I will explain below what I know to be the definition of chemical evolution, but your best sources, if you have them, are your text book and/or class notes. Chemical Evolution is an hypothesis, not proven fact, so multiple definitions and opinions abound.

    Chemical Evolution can occur in two places, in space or on a planet, but in both places the term refers to the mutation, evolution, or merging of simple chemicals into more complex chemicals, molecules, or even living cells. Chemical Evolution as a theory for lifes' origin is thought to have molded chemicals (in some sort of primordial soup) into living cells. An alternative name for chemical ...

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    The first step to answering this question is to get a good understanding of chemical evolution. I will explain below what I know to be the definition of chemical evolution, but your best sources, if you have them, are your text book and/or class notes. Chemical Evolution is an hypothesis, not proven fact, so multiple definitions and opinions abound.

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