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When the first life on Earth?

November 10 2008

Scientists have found that the first biological life forms on Earth appeared 1.9 billion years ago. In this case, the nucleation process was at one time represented a qualitative leap, which is never repeated.

Experts have come to this conclusion by studying the trees of the chloroplast - plastid of plants containing chlorophyll, in which photosynthesis takes place. Science has long been established that without the chloroplast, which allows you to convert sunlight into energy, the current form of biological life that exists on earth is impossible, reports NTV.

Modern science believes that the Earth was formed 4.5 billion years ago. And after one billion years, there appeared to primitive bacteria. Cyanobacteria are capable of catching the sunlight and degrade the water, formed 2.2 billion years ago.

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