Widening Perspectives: The Intellectual and Social Benefits of Astrobiology (Regardless of Whether Extraterrestrial Life is Discovered or Not)

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Crawford, Ian A.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1017/S1473550417000088
  • Subject: Physics - Popular Physics | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics - Physics and Society

Astrobiology is usually defined as the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. As such it is inherently interdisciplinary and cannot help but engender a worldview infused by cosmic and evolutionary perspectives. Both these attri... View more
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