GAINESVILLE, FL – Which came first? The chicken or the egg? Nah, we’ve got a better one for you. Which came first? Life on earth or life on mars?
A new theory is out of this world. Steven Benner with the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution in Gainesville, Florida says that life began on Mars and then spread to Earth.
Brainiacs say 4 billion years ago, Mars was more Earth-like, with water and an atmosphere. Meanwhile, our planet didn’t have enough oxygen at the time to sustain life.
Brenner says life-bearing meteorites from Mars could have crashed into Earth, giving us a kick start.
Right now, this is all just a theory. If it ends up a bust, at least we’ll always have the lunar landing.