Exoplanets Extraterrestrial life Intelligent Design

Astrophysicist: If there really are extraterrestrials, what difference would it make?

Scharf: “Eventually it might all just be a bit of a relief. We’ll neither be alone, nor surrounded by anything particularly extraordinary. Copernican mediocrity will be somewhat restored, and we can go back to worrying about everything else that can go wrong on our speck of rock and water as it sails through the cosmos.”

Exoplanets Extraterrestrial life Intelligent Design

Does the habitability of exoplanets depend on nitrogen?

It plays an unexpected role in planetary temperature, researchers found: While most research about the habitable zone has focused on a star’s brightness (as temperature dictates whether water on a planet could be liquid, ice or gas), new research is showing that this is an extremely simplified and naive picture. The true test for whether Read More…