n“The likelihood of life having occurred through a
is, for all intents and purposes, zero.”
nRobert Gange, Ph.D., Origins and Destiny, 1986, p. 77.
n“Since Miller’s beguiling picture of a pond full of
acids under a reducing atmosphere has been discredited, a new beguiling picture has come to take
its place. The new
picture has life originating in a hot, deep, dark little hole on the ocean floor.”
uFreeman Dyson, Origins
of Life, 1999, pp. 25-26.
is a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in
Princeton and a member of NAS.)