The Earth is unique in the vast expanse of the universe for a number of reasons that make it the perfect place for life to exist. Although the following reasons enable life to thrive on planet Earth, the fact is there is likely less than 1% chance these characteristics exist in other solar systems which means life is extremely rare on other planets in our universe.
Here are some of the main reasons why life can exist on planet Earth:
In summary, the Earth is unique in the vast expanse of the universe for a number of reasons that make it the perfect place for life to exist. The right distance from the sun, a protective atmosphere, plate tectonics, a stable orbit, water, biodiversity, complex ecosystems and magnetic field all combine to create the perfect conditions for life to develop and thrive on Earth.