18. From Outer Space To Inner        Space   Previous PageNext Page

For Discussion . . .

  1. In what sense do we occupy a midrange of size in the universe? A midrange of temperature?

  2. Why would life be difficult to imagine at 10,000K?
    At 100K?

  3. Why would it be difficult to imagine a living organism
    100 in diameter? What disadvantages might there be to a living organism 100 miles in diameter?

  4. Why is complexity an important aspect of living organisms? In what sense is the whole greater than the sum of the parts in a living cell?

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