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Scientists Recreate 'Spark Of Life' With A Powerful Laser

10/12/2014 10:09 GMT | Updated 10/12/2014 14:59 GMT

As 'creative' acts of science go, it's pretty hard to beat.

Scientists have imitated the first 'spark' of life using a powerful laser.

Researchers working in Prague, Czech Republic have managed to create a blast that, on a very small scale, mimics a meteor impact some think was the source of the building blocks of life on our planet.

Take a look below.