An asteroid 200 million miles from Earth has been found to contain the building blocks of life, Japanese scientists say. Samples from the diamond shaped, half-mile diameter space rock were returned to Earth for study by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in 2020

Ryugu asteroid 200 million miles from Earth contains the building blocks of LIFE, official claims

An asteroid 200 million miles from Earth has been found to contain the building blocks of life, Japanese scientists say. More than 20 types of amino acids have reportedly been discovered in samples collected from asteroid Ryugu by Tokyo’s Hayabusa2 probe in 2018 and 2019. Experts have previously said the samples are the ‘most primitive material …

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