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A Place for Life: A Special Astronomy Exhibit of Understanding Evolution

Self-Assessment Questions

Test your knowledge on Habitability

  1. If a star were larger and hotter than the Sun, its habitable zone would be

  2. Which object in our Solar System do astronomers think MIGHT be suitable for life?

  3. How many examples of planets harboring life do we currently have to study?

  4. Of the following options, where do we think life is most likely to exist elsewhere in the Galaxy?

  5. The Fermi Paradox helps uphold the argument that:

  6. The discovery of billions of galaxies and estimates of untold numbers of planets tell us: (Check all that apply.)

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