Life as we know it, in the different habitats here, which shows some of the variability of life, even in as narrow a band as we have available for observation here, would suggest that life elsewhere, if present, will have some properties that are essentially impossible to predict. Even if its circumstances are very similar to here.
Originally Posted by Trakar
I would posit though that one property we would be able to recognize eventually will be reproduction with offspring almost but not entirely identical to the ancestors, and that this will have driven evolution to adapt that life to basically everywhere it could be fitted.
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