How to get some perspective
AoKs/WoKs: Natural sciences
1. To what extent is our feeling of self-importance based on a belief that we are alone in the universe ?
2. How will it affect our outlook to discover life elsewhere?
3. How would it affect our relationship with the earth if there are habitable planets within reach?
Category & link: Article
Description: Data from the Kepler space observatory reveals that there are many, many more habitable planets than we previously thought, leading to questions about the possibility of them supporting present or future life, and shattering our illusion of the uniqueness of the Earth.
Source: The Guardian