Do Earth-Sized Planets Mean Life?

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This is Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter.


Anytime scientists discover a planet that might be slightly earth-like or even earth-sized, they get excited about the possibility of finding life. But does “earth-sized” mean life?

No, it doesn’t. Earth contains dozens of conditions that must be just right for life to exist. You need liquid water, the right gravitational pull to hold onto an atmosphere, the right gases in that atmosphere, the proper distance from the sun, the right kind of sun, and so much more! That just gets you the conditions favorable for life—it certainly doesn’t get you life or the information system needed for life!

All life was created by God. It didn’t evolve!

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