So far, we only have one example of life -- the biosphere of Earth. Our planet probably isn't unique in the universe, but compared to the other large objects in our solar system, Earth looks special. However, there are a few other spots in our solar system that could support life
. It would be so nice to find another living neighbor -- as long as they kept to themselves after we meet them.
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