Tatelyn Crowley-McKay

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Why did the world form the way it is now? And how?

What made the world so suitable for lifeform and why earth out of all the planets in the universe. How did the world evolve like this? Why?

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    Feb 2 2012: I'm afraid you're gonna have to read a few books on this one, Tatelyn. Why don't you start with A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson. Very informative and immensely enjoyable.
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      Feb 2 2012: I might have a look at that book because i am pretty interested in my question
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        Feb 2 2012: You won't regret it. Bryson's funny and it's much more fun than any textbook.
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    Feb 2 2012: Begin with this video series. Its straight forward and made for educational purposes. Very informative for people who are new to the subject.
    http://www.youtube.com/user/potholer54#p/c/100500E4C9404405

    (part one starting on the right of the screen).
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    Feb 3 2012: "What made the world so suitable for lifeform ?" The quickest answer is H2O and I guess you go from there.
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    Feb 2 2012: Earth isn't that special. We are a naive species thinking we're the only ones in the universe capable of thinking. Try googling your questions [ https://www.google.com/ ], or wikipedia, you'll find that most of the questions you propose can be answered.
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    Feb 2 2012: I think most will struggle with this one Tate. They are good questions. Hopefully some scientists will help you with this one. It's beyond me.