If Earth-like planet Proxima b has life, what might it be like?
ESO/M. KornmesserBy Stephen Baxter In my 2013 science-fiction novel Proxima I imagined a habitable planet orbiting the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our solar system. Human colonists call this world Per Ardua, after the Royal Air Force motto Per Ardua Ad Astra – “through struggle to the stars”. Fiction has now turned into partial...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark