The equivalence of life on Earth may hold the key to determining life existence on other planets according to a recent study published by Cambridge University Press last week (Sept .23).
Scientists have often questioned if the existence of life on Earth can tell us about abiogenesis, or the origin of life from inorganic substances, on other planets. Therefore the new insights may provide a fresh boost of understanding in the field.
Australian theoretical astrophysicist Dr. Brandon Carter argues that our very own existence limits our observation. The doctor believes we cannot infer about potential life on other planets since we are on a planet with abiogenesis.
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