it’s a lot like life

From “yesterday’s New Scientist”:

bq. The first evidence that some of the basic organic building blocks of life can exist in an Earth-like orbit around a young Sun-like star has been provided by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.

Nicely done. I can’t wait to go visit some of these places…

One thought on “it’s a lot like life

  1. Ooo. Wonderful! Wouldn’t it be keen to be able to watch the evolution of life on a planet like this? Visit such a place? Feel the heat of an alien, yet not-so-different sun on your face? Oh, but we couldn’t, could we? What is the chance we’d contaminate a virgin planet with bacteria from our own world? Ah, the questions…

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