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The Origin of Life
Stanley Miller Experiment
• An experiment to test the
hypothesis of the biogenesis of
life on earth.
• The environment of early earth
was hot with geothermic activity
that produced methane,
ammonia, hydrogen, and steam.
• It was a reduced atmosphere
without Oxygen
• The environment of early earth
allowed the spontaneous
creation of amino acids,
carbohydrates, lipids and RNA.