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cavediver
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Message 17 of 77 (334211)
07-22-2006 7:31 AM
Reply to: Message 9 by RAZD
07-21-2006 7:41 PM


I kind of wonder if we shouldn't be breaking the definition down into substeps rather than try to lump (essentially) the whole abiogenesis process into a single definition.
Totally agree. After all, stellar evolution plays an essential role in abiogenesis. Even though they're only 2-3 generations old, I have always felt that stars have to be included someway along the non-life--->life spectrum.
This is one of the reasons I think a multilevel definition can serve better
Ok, let's start

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cavediver
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Message 65 of 77 (364511)
11-18-2006 7:35 AM
Reply to: Message 64 by Dr Adequate
11-18-2006 7:18 AM


Free energy anyone?
an isolated neutron will decay into a proton, a neutron, and an anti-neutrino
I think you are on to a winner
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