Read More: Paucity of phosphorus hints at precarious path for extraterrestrial life https://phys.org/news/2018-04-paucity... “Astronomers have just started to pay attention to the cosmic origins of phosphorus and found quite a few surprises. In particular, P is created in supernovae—the explosions of massive stars—but the amounts seen so far don't match our computer models.”
Why Earth’s Cracked Crust May Be Essential for Life https://www.quantamagazine.org/plate-... “Life needs more than water alone. Recent discoveries suggest that plate tectonics has played a critical role in nourishing life on Earth. The findings carry major consequences for the search for life elsewhere in the universe.”
The Most Likely Cradles for Life Inside Our Solar System https://www.theguardian.com/science/2... “Scientists still believe it possible that extraterrestrial life could flourish in our own neighbourhood."
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