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Binghamton Speech & Debate

Proposition: Ahmad Amireh (Liberty High School) vs. Opposition: Antonio Miranda (Binghamton University)

Judge: Chase Hutchinson (Wood River High School)

Resolution: THBT: An overriding ethical obligation to protect and preserve extraterrestrial microbial life and ecosystems should be incorporated into international law.

  • Ahmad Amireh
    Ahmad Amireh
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    Antonio Miranda
    Antonio Miranda
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    Posted at April 19, 2016 12:11:46AM EST by Ahmad Amireh

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    OBSERVATION:
    Fischer-Columbo, Bailey. "NASA ASTROBIOLOGY DEBATES." NASA ASTROBIOLOGY DEBATES. 26 Aug. 2015. Web. 17 Apr. 2016. http://www.nasadebates.org/BrianHenning.php

    CONTENTION 1:

    Napier, Lauren. "Interplanetary Contamination and Extraterrestrial Life." Space Safety Magazine. Web. 17 Apr. 2016. http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/space-exploration/extraterrestrial-life/

    Iacurci, Jenna. "Earth's Microorganisms Could Potentially Contaminate Mars." Nature World News RSS. 06 May 2014. Web. 17 Apr. 2016. http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/6918/20140506/earths-microorganisms-could-potentially-contaminate-mars.htm

    Gronstal, Aaron. “NASA Astrobiology Institute A View Into the Complexity of Microbial Communities.” NASA. 08 Apr. 2016. Web. 20 March. 2016. http://nai.nasa.gov/articles/2016/4/8/a-view-into-the-complexity-of-microbial-communities/

    Caspermeyer, Joe. “Space Flight Shown to Alter Ability of Bacteria to Cause Disease.”Arizona State University. 23 Sept. 2007. Web. 17 Apr. 2016. https://biodesign.asu.edu/news/space-flight-shown-alter-ability-bacteria-cause-disease

    CONTENTION 2:

    Howell, Elizabeth. "How Would The World Change If We Found Extraterrestrial Life? - Astrobiology Magazine." Astrobiology Magazine. 29 Jan. 2015. Web. 10 Apr. 2016.
    http://www.astrobio.net/news-exclusive/world-change-found-extraterrestrial-life/

    Glaser, Sarah M. "NASA ASTROBIOLOGY DEBATES." NASA ASTROBIOLOGY DEBATES. Web. 10 Apr. 2016. http://www.nasadebates.org/SarahGlaser.php

    Cockell, Charles. "How the Search for Aliens Can Help Sustain Life on Earth." CNN. Cable News Network, 02 Oct. 2012. Web. 10 Apr. 2016. http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/02/world/europe/astrobiology-aliens-environment-opinion/

    Dunbar, Brian, and William Bryan. "The BioScan System Locates Cancerous Lesions by Detecting the Cancer's Ability to Recruit a New Blood Supply." NASA. NASA, 2009. Web. 18 Apr. 2016. http://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/products/pr_cancer_bioscan.html

    Status

    This match has been completed. Show the Decision.

    Submitted at April 21, 2016 07:33:56AM EST by Joe Leeson-Schatz

    The decision is for the Proposition: Ahmad Amireh

    Reason for Decision:

    The opposition failed to post their opening video in time, resulting in a forfeit.


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