More detail has come out on the fascinating role of water in cellular dynamics, touched on by Denton in his book, The Wonder of Water.
The discovery of ETs would not undermine the case for the design of terrestrial life one bit. The situation for Darwinists is very different.
How is water the “universal solvent”? What is viscosity? How does water keep temperatures stable?
Bioethicist Travis Rieder compares having a child to releasing a murderer from prison to kill again.
From the specific energy of visible light to the unique properties of water, this degree of improbability screams DESIGN.