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Do viruses exist in outer space? And if they do, could we put them on other planets to see if life exists there?

I do not think that viruses exist in outer space, because viruses need some other living organism - a host - to grow and make more viruses. Your second question is a moral issue as well a s as a scientific one. SHOULD we add things to a novel environment, before we have a pretty good idea of whether that addition will be fatal or damaging to that new environment? What do YOU think about that?

Steve J Triezenberg

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