Unformatted text preview: eventually caused the idea of primordial soup to fall into disfavor? 2. What are the thermodynamic problems with the idea that life originated in a primordial soup? Why is a chemical disequilibrium necessary to support life? 3. What is ‘the concentration problem’ described by Lane? 4. How does the discovery of alkaline vents solve the thermodynamic and concentration problems discussed above?...
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- Spring '10
- Chemistry, Abiogenesis, primordial soup