spontaneous generation :
- n a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter
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- Our Readers' Views: Life is not by accident
To the Editor: The article “A universe full of planets” assumes if conditions are just right life will evolve. This takes us back to the theory that life evolved from non-living things known as “spontaneous generation”. This theory was totally disproved in 1860 by Louis Pasteur. There are many reasons spontaneous generation cannot happen. Fred Hoyle wrote in 1981 that there are 2,000 complex ...
Aug. 3, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald