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Author Topic:   Self-Replicating Molecules - Life's Building Blocks (Part II)
Tanypteryx
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Message 17 of 97 (612798)
04-18-2011 9:16 PM
Reply to: Message 13 by Hunter
04-18-2011 5:01 PM


Re: Probability
Hunter writes:
the chance that our universe could/would be laid out the way it is, is extremely improbable. It's 1 in 10^133, to be exact.
To be exact???? Are you sure is isn't 10^133 +4? or +7?
Extremely improbable, based on what?
We have one Universe that is laid out like it is, so the probability looks like 1.0 to me.
Your numbers are gibberish if you don't show us how you calculated them.

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Tanypteryx
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Message 91 of 97 (816261)
08-01-2017 8:55 PM
Reply to: Message 90 by CRR
08-01-2017 8:16 PM


Re: Diversification of self-replicating molecules
There's a difference between cannot happen in nature and do not happen in nature.
We can produce many chemical reactions in the laboratory that do not happen in nature.
Curiously, we have evidence that all the chemical reactions that occur in all life processes do happen in nature, so what's your point?

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