New Study Shows That Life Is Likely Abundant In Universe

ByCE

New-Study-Shows-That-Life-Is-Likely-Abundant-In-Universe

The Search for Life in the Universe

So far, life as we know it has needed one ingredient to survive: water.

This primordial and basic compound is essential for life on this planet, and a new study shows it is most likely very abundant in the Universe.

Ilse Cleeves and Ted Bergin at the University of Michigan wanted to understand the true origin of water on our planet. There are two different theories on this topic:

1.) Molecules on ice comets collided into the Earth and volcanoes on the (then barren) planet Earth all added to one another to give rise to new terrestrial oceans.

or

2.) Water originated before the solar system which then inherited it.

The Experiment

Study-Shows-That-Life-Is-Likely-Abundant-In-Universe
Image of the planetary disk HL Tauri

Cleeves’ and Bergin’s experiment (actually a simulation) shows that the origin of perhaps 50 percent of our water is a result of something that predates not only the solar system , but the sun as well. The duo were attempting to find the ratio of “common” water and “heavy” water in our present day solar system, compared to before the solar system even formed. Heavy water comes from a very cold source, apparently a few degrees above absolute zero, and stars (like our own) eliminate the residuals of this primeval water.

The simulation started by “winding the clock back” on the solar system to before there even was a solar system. They then allowed the simulation to play itself out for “millions of years,” or the typical lifetime of a planetary disk. Planetary disks are rotating “rings” full of debris and are thought to be the origin of planetary systems.

After the millions of years had passed, they found that the chemical processes in the disk were inefficient at making heavy water throughout the solar system. What this implies is that if the planetary disk didn’t create the water, then some of it had to have been inherited.

See also: Scientists Discover Another Earth!

Astronomer Ted Bergin was quoted as saying:

“Based on our simulations and our growing astronomical understanding, the formation of water from hydrogen and oxygen atoms is a ubiquitous component of the early stages of stellar birth. It is this water, which we know from astronomical observations forms at only 10 degrees above absolute zero before the birth of the star, that is provided to nascent stellar systems everywhere.”

Cleeves added:

“The implications of these findings are pretty exciting, if water formation had been a local process that occurs in individual stellar systems, the amount of water and other important chemical ingredients necessary for the formation of life might vary from system to system. But because some of the chemically rich ices from the molecular cloud are directly inherited, young planetary systems have access to these important ingredients.”

So what do you make of these findings? Does this mean that the life-giving nature of water is an abundant substance throughout our Universe and has spawned life? Whatever the case may be, this is a very exciting revelation!

SourceCE

Find us here

Get news from the CSGLOBE in your inbox each weekday morning

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors/source and do not necessarily reflect the position of CSGLOBE or its staff.

Paid content

The 10 Biggest Dangers Posed By Future Technology

It’s not easy predicting the future of technology. In the fifties it seemed a pretty much foregone conclusion that by 2015 we would all...

Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing

The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount...

Did we discover “Alien technology” and reverse-engineer it?

A lot of people have wondered ever since the first reported UFO crash, if we had come into contact with Alien technology. Highly advanced technology...

What's New Today

Georgia House Votes To Allow Citizens To Abolish Police Departments In The State

The Georgia House backed an effort on Friday to dissolve the Glynn County Police Department and any...

Leaked CDC document contradicts Pence claim that U.S. coronavirus cases ‘have stabilized’

Even as Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesday that coronavirus...

Five bombshells about Trump from Bolton ‘s book

Excerpts from former national security adviser John Bolton ’s book about his time in the Trump administration...

Don’t Listen to Fox. Here’s What’s Really Going On in Seattle’s Protest Zone.

It seems I live in a city undergoing a “totalitarian takeover” that will lead to “fascist outcomes”...

MOST READ

Complete List of BANKS Owned/Controlled by the Rothschild Family

What’s the significance of having a central bank within a country and why should you concern yourself, your family and colleagues? Central banks are illegally...

Putin has Banned Rothschild and His New World Order Banking Cartel Family from Entering Russian Territory

As of recently, Russian president Vladimir Putin took yet another decision for his country. "Under any circumstances", the Rothschild family is banned from entering Russian territory. Along...

What Is Agenda 21? Depopulation of 95% of the World By 2030

Most people are unaware that one of the greatest threats to their freedom may be a United Nations program which plans to depopulate 95%...

The 10 Biggest Dangers Posed By Future Technology

It’s not easy predicting the future of technology. In the fifties it seemed a pretty much foregone conclusion that by 2015 we would all...

Europa

Europa is the fourth largest of Jupiter's moons. Like Io, Callisto and Ganymede, it was discovered by Galileo and the German astronomer Simon Marius...

Overlooked technologies that could transform the world

Nine underrated or overlooked technologies that could transform the world before you know it. We live in an era of accelerating change. Technology is changing...

Aliens prevented nuclear war on Earth’: Former NASA astronaut makes unexpected claim

Aliens came to Earth to stop a nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union at the start of the Cold War, according...

Globalist Soros Exposed Funding Over 50 Organizations in Women’s March on DC

An investigation by a New York Times affiliate has revealed that billionaire globalist financier George Soros, who recently called Donald Trump a “would-be dictator”...

12 Fruits And Veggies With The Most Pesticides

EWG's Dirty Dozen Report Lists The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2015 One of the most common reasons to eat more organic produce is...

Supreme Court: Former Child Slaves Used in Cocoa Production Can Sue Nestle

Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court ruled a lawsuit filed by former child slaves against mega-corporation Nestle can move forward. The decision finalizes a lower...

Bee-Killing Neonics Found in 50% of Rivers and Streams Sampled in Study

The Midwestern United States first saw a burgeoning problem with super weeds, caused by GMOs. Now in a study conducted by researchers from the United...