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- noun A variation of the
panspermiahypothesis that posits that lifeon Earthderived from degradedgenetic material that originated from other planets.
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Space Science Reviews, Wesson argues that even if the actual microbes are dead on arrival, the information they carry could allow life to rise from the charred remains, an idea he calls necropanspermia.