📝Miller–Urey experiment

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  • Miller–Urey experiment shows that it is possible for organic components to naturally appear from inorganic ones.

  • The experiment places water, methane, amnonia, and hydrogen in a flask. The mix was heated and electrical sparks were fired from electrodes. This is supposed to simulate conditions on early Earth.

    • As the result of experiment, many amino acids form (which are a basis of organic life).

  • This experiment has important considerations for abiogenesis and RNA World hypothesis.

  • Other experiments inspired by Miller–Urey experiment showed that RNA and DNA nucleobases could be formed in a similar way.