What are the chances for life to occur in the Universe?
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Dave: Our planet is finely tuned for life.
Jeff: To understand why, a good question to ask is what are some of the environmental requirements needed to find life on another planet?
Dave: Here are some of our favorite, more obscure things, that intelligent life would need!
Jeff: Like gamma ray bursts?
Dave: This science-fiction sounding phenomena is actually needed!
Jeff: We need some in close proximity to life because without enough new habitats could not form.
Dave: But if we have too many, species cannot live long.
Jeff: The amount of air-pressure on a planet also plays a role.
Dave: Too little and devastating winds would destroy life.
Jeff: Too much pressure and rainfall would be much lower on land.
Dave: Another factor for life – the number of baryons in galaxies relative to baryons between galaxies!
Jeff: Without the right balance, galaxy size and population would be too little or too much.
Dave: The amount of termites.
Jeff: For real?
Dave: For real. For more info follow the link below.
Jeff: There are literally hundreds of elements needed for life. And I’m telling ya, folks, this stuff is cool.
LINK: Fine-Tuning for Intelligent Physical Life
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