From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2012 06:40:06 -0500 Archived: Sat, 08 Dec 2012 06:40:06 -0500 Subject: Better Planets At Supporting Life Than Earth? Source: TheAtlantic.Com http://tinyurl.com/bdxgkyx Dec 6 2012 Are There Planets Better At Supporting Life Than Earth? Megan Garber There is, in this crazy world, one thing we know for sure: Our world is the world. Our planet is the planet - for creating life, for supporting life, for letting us humans and our fellow species become what we are. And so, as we take our first tentative steps from a warm, watery Earth out into the universe, we set our sights toward the worlds that look like the one we know - toward planets that are, in their way, "Earth-like". But: What if there are planets that are better at being Earth- like than Earth itself? What if there are worlds that are more homey than home? What if other planets are better at supporting life than our own? It's a possibility, actually, according to new work coming out of Ohio State [More at site... thanks to Diana Cammack for the lead] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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