The Medea Hypothesis

This week’s New Scientist leads with an interesting piece that is critical of the well-known “Gaia hypothesis” & proposes that life may not be a self-correcting positive feed back system at all. Below the opening paragraphs, or read full article. 17 June 2009 by Peter Ward THE twin Viking landers that defied the odds to land on Mars in 1976 and 1977 had one primary goal: to find life. … Read more The Medea Hypothesis