The Anthropocene Will Help Astrobiologists Understand Alien Worlds

By Daniel Oberhaus | Motherboard

“In our perspective, the beginning of the Anthropocene can be seen as the onset of the hybridization of the planet, a transitional stage from one class of planetary systems to another,” the researchers write in their paper. “From an astrobiological perspective, Earth’s entry into the Anthropocene represents what might be a predictable planetary transition.”

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