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What are the chances ?


Posted on Monday, 9 February, 2009 | Comment icon 7 comments


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With telescopes being aimed towards planets around distant stars in the hopes of one day discovering life elsewhere in the universe, some still hold out hope for life being found on another planet within our own solar system.

"Life, at least on our world, is an extraordinarily resilient and hearty thing."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by REBEL on 9 February, 2009, 11:08
Image credit: NASA With telescopes being aimed towards planets around distant stars in the hopes of one day discovering life elsewhere in the universe, some still hold out hope for life being found on another planet within our own solar system. "Life, at least on our world, is an extraordinarily resilient and hearty thing. You can go miles into the earth’s crust and find living microbes. You can journey to the frozen poles - that in some ways mimic the harsh conditions on some of the other world’s in our solar system - and you’ll find life thriving. Even if our world were to undergo almost eve... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by raphnix on 9 February, 2009, 11:23
We still have long way to go so why be disappointed now? Imagine how many lightyears to visit another unknown planet.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Father Of Evolution on 9 February, 2009, 13:00
But As Stephen Hawking Said... There Is A Great Percentage That There Is No Life A Few Hundred Light Years Away... I Just Wish When We Found One... Were Way More Advance... HAhAHAHha.. P.S. I'm WAR FREAK! (*Imagining*)
Comment icon #4 Posted by DieChecker on 9 February, 2009, 19:45
Humans have the technology now to go out and colonize new worlds. It may take dozens of years or generations to get from one star system to another, but really compared to the 6000 years since large scale civilizaiton started that would be a drop in the bucket.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Father Of Evolution on 10 February, 2009, 9:52
Humans have the technology now to go out and colonize new worlds. It may take dozens of years or generations to get from one star system to another, but really compared to the 6000 years since large scale civilizaiton started that would be a drop in the bucket. YUP!! Just Don't Let Obama Ban SPACE WEAPONS.... I Would HAte Him For That... Obama V.S. Space Weapons
Comment icon #6 Posted by BlackRedLittleDevil on 10 February, 2009, 22:05
Definitely possible but only at a microbe level.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Melioth on 11 February, 2009, 16:53
Yeah if we effed our planet up and we move to another planet won't we eff that one up too? If there are others who's to say they aren't hostile?


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