|MadSci Network: Astronomy|
Why is it that most scientists use the conditions of "intelligent" life on earth to determine if another planet has life on it? Just because their conditions are different from ours doesnt meant they dont have life or intelligent life. Other species on other worlds would have adapted to their surrounding conditions. So why do most scientists focus on just earth habitable life, any discovery of life on other planets, even if it is so far, impossible for us to live there as of now, would be a great discovery, so why dont scientists not focus on just mars and europa, but rather all the planets? since life evolves with surrounding conditions.
Re: Why do we focus on just earth conditions to determine other forms of life?
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