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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Science under the Microscope
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'Just a tiny tweak of the carbon atom and it all could have been so different. Geraint Lewis’s take on that age-old question — why are we here? — has an elemental specificity about it. Other writers may riff on the cosmic good fortune of living on a planet in its sun’s Goldilocks zone, where water can exist in liquid form and with a magnetic field to shield us from space radiation. Lewis zeros in on some even more fundamental flukes in his essay You Wouldn’t Bet on It: The Cosmic Crapshoot of Life.' (Introduction)

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