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Miller's Experiment

I robbed this animation from some site. Anyways it shows an experiment that was conducted by Stanley L. Miller during the 1950's. Some textbooks teach kids that Miller created life. This is untrue. He created 85% tar, 13% carboxlic acid, and only 2% amino acids. Both tar and carboxlic acid are toxic to life and bond quickly with amino acids. Miller only ran the experiment through once, and collected the products in a tube at the bottom. If he had ran the amino acids he produced through the experiment again, they would have been taken apart by the spark. He only created 2 types of amino acids and about 20 are required for life.