It seems to me to be the height of hubris when, knowing that the universe is vast and filled with an unknowable number of planets many people still feel that Earth is the only one with life.

Scientists have now discovered an earth-like planet in my very own constellation of Libra, the sign of relationships. The discovery team has estimated that the likely mean temperature of the planet would support the liquid water that would be needed to sustain life.

London bookies raised the odds on extraterrestrial life from 1000 to 1 to 100 to 1. Place your bets!

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