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Earth

1. (Science: astronomy) planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the solar system.

2. The softer inorganic matter composing part of the surface of the globe, in distinction from the firm rock; soil of all kinds, including gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich earth. Give him a little earth for charity. (Shak)

3. (Science: chemistry) Any earthy-looking metallic oxide, as alumina, glucina, zirconia, yttria, and thoria. a similar oxide, having a slight alkaline reaction, as lime, magnesia, strontia, baryta.

4. Earth is used either adjectively or in combination to form compound words; as, earth apple or earth-apple; earth metal or earth-metal; earth closet or earth-closet. Adamic earth, bitter earth, bog earth, Chian earth, etc. See Adamic, bitter, etc. Alkaline earths. See alkaline. Earth apple.

Origin: as. Eore; akin to os. Ertha, OFries. Irthe, D. Aarde, OHG. Erda, g. Erde, Icel. Jor, Sw.


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... for origin of life, inorganic substances form the proteins. Does this mean that inorganic substances changed in form as time advanced in the young Earth??? Later revelations showed that the Miller-Urey experiment didn't simulate early Earth correctly.

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Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... the system. Period ( Gravitons are the elementary particles of the universe. RNA nucleotides genes and serotonin are the elementary particles of Earth life) כח המשיכה כח המשיכה הוא הבחירה הטבעית להיצמדות הדדית של חלקיקי היסוד של מערכת מתפתחת במהלך התפתחותה המחזורית לעבר שיכפולה. נקודה ( הגרוויטון ...

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Re: holographic origin of life

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Re: Universal Tree of Life

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by Dov Henis
Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:48 am
 
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A question about evolution.

... that starts executing at the time of conception. Does the cell only contain information about biological features that work on the conditions of earth, or does it contain information about biological features that will work in other environments also? Open for debate. We won't know until we try ...

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Topic: A question about evolution.
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