Earth microbes in these meteorites could have seeded the organic-rich world with life, scientists believe.
They think the impact on Earth that killed off the dinosaurs could have ejected enough material for some to reach far-off moons like Titan.
Details were unveiled at a major science conference in Houston, US.
The theory of panspermia holds that life on planets like Earth and Mars was seeded from space, perhaps hitching a ride on meteorites and comets.
Earth may have seed Titan with life
Posted on Sunday, March 19 2006 @ 21:39 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
BBC News reports it's possible that rocks from Earth could have taken life to Saturn's moon Titan million years ago.