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Water world: Does the evolution of intelligent life require land?

Dirk Schulze-Makuch | 
Exoplanets come in a variety of types, and so-called “water worlds”—planets with at least ten percent of their total mass ...
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What are the odds that aliens might actually look similar to us?

Dirk Schulze-Makuch | 
In his new book, Equations of Life: How Physics Shapes Evolution, Charles Cockell from the University of Edinburgh makes the argument ...
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Is speculation about alien life legitimate science? Or merely a distraction?

Elizabeth Howell | 
Speculation about extraterrestrials seems to be everywhere these days. [Recently] it was “Tabby’s Star” (more officially known as KIC 8462852), ...