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Life by design

  1. Oct 18, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    One of the interesting twists on this is the effort to design life unlike any on earth; something that is not life as we know it - an alien on earth. If we can do this, it would then seem to suggest that life could exist where we thought it not possible.
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    I still cant shake off S chirality issue from my head.. why didnt nature chose R chirality?

    Why would it go one particular way? Are there aliens with R chirality?
  4. Oct 19, 2005 #3
    I have seen some reports that seem to tie the preferred chirality to the way that light passed through stellar dust in our galaxy's (or universe's, or system's) infancy.
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