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Today's 'Galaxy' Insight --"Life in the Milky Way"





"Should we find a second form of life right here on our doorstep, we could be confident that life is a truly cosmic phenomenon. If so, there may well be sentient beings somewhere in the galaxy wondering, as do we, if they are not alone in the universe." 

Paul Davies, physicist, cosmologist and astrobiologist at Arizona State University as well as Director of BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science.




off course we should find it-
the scientists estimate that the Milky Way could contain upwards of 50 billion planet, 500 million of which could be in the habitable zone.

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