These Meteorites Are The First-Ever Found to Have All The Ingredients For Life

January 12, 2018 | Courtesy of sciencealert.com

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Back in 1998, two meteorites with a fascinating mix of chemicals crashed down to Earth.

Based on a new analysis, scientists have shown they contain all the ingredients needed to spark life wherever they land, and may have travelled from an ancient ocean world.

In a scene straight out of a Steven Spielberg movie, one of the meteorites interrupted a kids' game of basketball in Texas, while the other landed near Morocco. Now we know more about what makes them so special.

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