Finding a habitable planet and life in the universe is much more then searching for life, it is searching for a planet in a solar system in the universe that is capable if maintaining life. It must be within a habitable zone in the solar system and all the necessities for planetary habitable on the planet. It must be in an area where its lifespan will be long enough for life to evolve. It must be inhabited by organisms capable of evolution.
Habitable can mean many things. A habitable planet could sustain some form for life, but not others. For this paper I am using the Darwinian Definition for a life and a habitable pla...
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