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Old Aug 31st 2016, 01:41 AM
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That doesn't seem to be very promising to say the least. The media tends to overrepresent these things by a huge margin. It's the same with that planet orbiting Proxima Centauri. The Goldilocks zone of a red dwarf is arbitrary to begin with. A planet has to be so close to its star in that case that it's ravaged by radiation.
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That doesn't seem to be very promising to say the least. The media tends to overrepresent these things by a huge margin. It's the same with that planet orbiting Proxima Centauri. The Goldilocks zone of a red dwarf is arbitrary to begin with. A planet has to be so close to its star in that case that it's ravaged by radiation.
Oh I know, I don't think it's actually aliens. You're right about the media of course. Any direct quotes from people involved are just downplaying it.
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Panspermia is a really intriguing idea. If I'm remember correctly, it's how Francis Crick, co-discover of the double helix, believed life arose here on Earth.
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