The notion that the building blocks of life were easily gotten may have seemed intuitive to journalists and others acquainted with Mary Shelley’s novel.
Mainstream scientists have been speculating about other-than-earthly intelligence for decades.
Crick and Watson realized, very early on, that the winding double helix of DNA would cause all kinds of nasty tangles.
Hey — wanna see a talk that combines the following. Black swallowtail butterflies, William Harvey, snarky robotic aliens from Alpha Centauri, and more.
We are not saying DNA is like a message. Rather, DNA is a message.