"If you want to believe, now is the time: the hope that we might one day stumble upon alien life is greater than it ever was." by Neel V. Patel
"Where are we going to find that life? It was once thought the solar system was probably a barren wasteland apart from Earth. Rocky neighbors were too dry and cold like Mars, or too hot and hellish like Venus. The other planets were gas giants, and life on those worlds or their satellite moons was basically inconceivable. Earth seemed to be a miracle of a miracle."
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