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Trust me, he is very good (you have to be pretty darn good to propose panspermia and be taken seriously). He did afterall win the Crafoord Prize, which is the Nobel equivalent in fields not covered by the Nobel. Many in the evolution field do not agree with him, but no one takes his arguments lightly.

Yes, they do. Fred Hoyle is a classic example of someone arguing outside his field with no particular understanding of what he is talking about. Hoyle, brilliant as he was, was an astronomer, not a biologist, and his understanding of evolution was just a complete misperception.

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