Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Organic Chemistry of life...

There is a sentence that I say sometimes in my classes that define my interpretation of what is life ...
"We are no more than a set of molecules that interact and therefore know how to organize themselves into more complex structures."

It is an objective point of view, some might classify it as a cold perspective, but it's my interpretation of what we really are. Of course there are many factors, many variables that we do not know yet, and therefore we do not control.
Astronomy recently took another step in the elucidation of the relationship between chemical, physical and biological sciences, with the probe Philae. For those interested or just curious, here is more information on the subject:
Thank you Vasco for the input!

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