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Wills and Bada talk a great deal about the Miller-Urey experiment but fails to point out that the gases Miller-Urey used (a reactive mixture of methane and ammonia) did not exist... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Truth Seeker
This is an intriguing book by Jeffrey Bada titled "The Spark of Life".
Many explanations of chemical possibilities, theories, and experiments were described in an... Read more
In 260 pages of excellent science writing, Christopher Wills and Jeffrey Bada summarize many studies related to the origin of life and how evolution impacts us today. Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by Neil Scott Mcnutt
Wills and Bada's book provides a good balance between scientific detail and readability, compared to most books on the origin of life. Read morePublished on May 2, 2010 by N. Hud
The issue of life's origins has long been troubling to scientists and lay observers alike. When Charles Darwin wrote to Joseph Hooker that life likely formed in "some warm little... Read morePublished on October 28, 2006 by Stephen A. Haines
This is a good popular book on the current hypotheses of how the first complex molecules may have combined to form the fundamental structures of early replicating systems. Read morePublished on November 15, 2002
This book starts out fine as to laying out the different scenarios for life's origins , but one has to read it cautiously because it is filled with the biases of the authors,... Read morePublished on November 6, 2001