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"Even if you believe in an RNA-only world, you have to believe in something that existed with RNA to help it move forward."
How far can or should we go?
We may have to make life happen beyond our planet.
Are aliens humanoids like us, or are they likely something far stranger?
Life doesn't just breathe in the atmosphere that it has, breathing makes the atmosphere.
NASA is developing a huge flower-shaped starshade in order to take a closer look at distant planets.
See the spark of life (yes, it's a real thing).
Signs of life were discovered in a sample of rock from Earth's mantle. This discovery could affect our understanding of life on other planets, but it's too soon to tell.
Certain species of lichens and fungi from Earth were able to survive on the ISS in Mars-like atmospheres. These results could have a great impact on the search for life on the Red Planet.
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