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Christoph Adami:
Finding life we can't imagine

TEDxUIUC · 18:51 · Filmed Feb 2011
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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.

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Artificial life researcher
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

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