Asked • 04/12/19

Silicon-based life?

My question may not be suitable here, because it's more of astrobiology. Life as we know it is carbon based. 1. Is life based on silicon possible?2. What would the conditions for habitability for silicon based life be?3. Can both carbon- and silicon-based life co-exist?4. Is any silicon-based life found on Earth? Can any be grown in the laboratory?

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Morgan G. answered • 04/16/19

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