The potential for detecting ‘life as we don't know it’ by fractal complexity analysis

  title={The potential for detecting ‘life as we don't know it’ by fractal complexity analysis},
  author={Armando Azua‐Bustos and Cristian A Vega-Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  pages={314 - 320}
Abstract Finding life in the Universe entirely different to the one evolved on Earth is probable. This is a significant constraint for life-detecting instruments that were sent and may be sent elsewhere in the solar system, as how could we detect life as ‘we don't know it’? How could we detect something when we have no prior knowledge of its composition or how it looks like? Here we argue that disregarding the type of lifeform that could be envisioned, all must share in common the attribute of… 
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