Category: astrobiology

The Three Questions of Astrobiology

Total Share: 00000Follow Us     Life. Is it a property of this planet in this solar system or is it common throughout the cosmos? What is life and what is so unique about it? What is life’s origin or origins? What is it about our planet that sets it apart and how and why our [Continue]

That Unlikely Poison, Oxygen

Total Share: 00000Follow Us       Of all the planets in our solar system, there is only one planet that we know that has an atmosphere of about 21% oxygen and in such abundance that if possible it could not only be detected from afar but if it was it would stand out as [Continue]

An Acronym for Life

Total Share: 00000Follow Us I have written in a blog about a scientific definition of life “What is Life, Really?” which broadens the biological or as I would like to call it the “textbook definition ” of life but considering life as a process would require that definition to be broaden much further by considering [Continue]

Life Unseen

Total Share: 00000Follow Us   It is hard not to notice that all the life that surrounds you. There are trees that grow, insects that walk around, and birds fly in the sky. Looking at them, it is all too easy to say that this is all the life that is around you but is [Continue]