“Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact.” Thomas Henry Huxley
This is an esoteric kind of detective work that is giving insight into chemistry that led to life
To use Newton's words, our efforts up till this moment have but turned over a pebble or shell here and there on the beach, with only a forlorn hope that under one of them was the gem we were seeking.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison