Originally Posted by Occam's Shaving Cream
Our attempts have been extremely limited in numbers and time, variations attempted, and amount and type of materials and energy involved compared to the conditions found in nature. Several billion years of planetwide trial-and-error (or moonwide, in this case) versus a handful of decades in a few labs? No comparison.
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