DailyDirt: What Is This Thing Called Life?

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Finding life elsewhere in the universe would be a remarkable event. But obviously, we haven't had much luck so far. Still, there are plenty of folks trying to look at the universe as half-full (instead of mostly empty?). Here are just a few quick links that support the optimistic view that we're not alone. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 28th, 2011 @ 5:28pm

    I would love to know that we are not alone!

     

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    Joe Smith, Jun 28th, 2011 @ 5:50pm

    binary choice

    We are either:
    1) alone in the Universe
    2) not alone in the Universe

    Either one is a profound result.

     

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    freak (profile), Jun 28th, 2011 @ 6:06pm

    Space may not be mostly empty, but at least we can safely conclude it's mostly harmless

     

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    Prince, Jun 28th, 2011 @ 7:06pm

    This thing called life

    Electric word life
    It means forever and that's a mighty long time
    But I'm here 2 tell u
    There's something else
    The afterworld

    A world of never ending happiness
    U can always see the sun, day or night

    So when u call up that shrink in Beverly Hills
    U know the one - Dr Everything'll Be Alright!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 28th, 2011 @ 7:33pm

    I dont seem to care about this story at all.

    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Jun 28th, 2011 @ 9:27pm

    If INTELLIGENT ALIENS from other planets do exist, the very fact that they INTELLIGENT will preclude them from contacting warlike earthlings.

     

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    Jimr (profile), Jun 29th, 2011 @ 6:32am

    The simple odds is there will be life. But absolutely nothing says that it will be intelligent. With the Universe mind boggling vast the simple statics would indicate it is possible.

    If we ever find 'intelligent life' will we be able to recognize it? I already find difficult to claim 'intelligent life' already on Earth.

     

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