(1980). "Chemical Evolution: A Molecular Fairy Tale?", <i>Bhaktivedanta Institute Bulletin</i> Vol. 2, No. 8

(1980). "Chemical Evolution: A Molecular Fairy Tale?"

Bhaktivedanta Institute Bulletin Vol. 2, No. 8

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Singh, T. D., and R. L. Thompson, "Chemical Evolution: A Molecular Fairy Tale?" Bhaktivedanta Institute Bulletin Vol. 2, No. 8 (August 1980): 5–8.


Brief critique of "three assumptions" that the "theory of chemical evolution rests upon." They include that a "(1) primitive atmosphere must have been either reducing or neutral. . . (2) Simple molecules  . . . were formed within this atmosphere" and "(3) In the course of time these molucules" gave rise to more complex organic structures "which in turn gave rise to the so-called protocells and finally to the living cell."