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Is NOTHING sacred? Silicon-based life “may not be likely”?

At Air & Space: "There aren’t many organic silicon compounds to begin with, and silicon-based life in water, or on an oxygen-rich planet, would be all but impossible as any free silicon would react quickly and furiously to form silicate rock. And that’s pretty much the end of the story." Read More ›