We Are Not Alone

Since early this century, scientists working in origin-of-life research have repeatedly tried to demonstrate that life’s simplest organisms could have evolved from simpler, nonliving molecules. This theory, known as chemical evolution, has dominated thinking about the origin of life for most of this century. So when Charles Thaxton, Walter Bradley, and Roger Olsen decided to critique chemical evolution, they didn’t expect their scientific audience to be ready to listen. Their audience has surprised them. Read More ›