View Full Version : Astronomy Without A Telescope – Why Carbon?

2011-Jan-16, 12:40 AM
Last week’s AWAT Why Water? took the approach of acknowledging that while numerous solvents are available to support alien biochemistries, water is very likely to be the most common biological solvent out there – just on the basis of its sheer abundance. It also has useful chemical features that would be advantageous to alien biochemistries [...]

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