Christoph Adami

Finding life we can't imagine

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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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Christoph Adami · 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.

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.