20. How Did Life Begin?
Looking at the millions of incredible plant and animal species on our planet, we do know that life itself is fascinating! But we are still baffled as to its exact origin. How really did life begin on Earth?
Scientists have narrowed it down on our timeline, saying that the magic happened 4 billion years ago when a perfect primordial soup of chemicals fused together to create the traces of life for the very first time – molecules that were able to multiply and replicate.
But just how did these crucial chemicals come together, and how did DNA come abut? Scientists still can’t agree on how it happened. Was it near hot volcanic pools, or in meteorite craters? We still don’t know for sure.