Finding Life We Can’t Imagine
How do we search for alien life if it’s nothing like the life that we know? Christoph Adami shows how he uses his research into artificial life — self-replicating computer programs — to find a signature, a ‘biomarker,’ that is free of our preconceptions of what life is.
About the Speaker:
Christoph Adami works on the nature of life and evolution, trying to define life in a way that is as free as possible from our preconceptions. Full bio and more links