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Modern planetary science has a detailed understanding of the conditions necessary for a planet to develop life, but scientists are still unable to determine whether a given specific planet meeting all these conditions does develop life.

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Life has been developed, and scientists interested to know if some condition has developed it. So, D

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Modern planetary science has a detailed understanding of the conditions necessary for a planet to develop life, but scientists are still unable to determine whether a given specific planet meeting all these conditions does develop life.

does develop
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Can someone throw some light on this?

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As I have seen in magoosh lessons
When we talk geographical or planetary issues, we ought to use present tense. Would Mike elaborate this question for us?
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Does develop vs Has developed.

"scientists determine [..] does develop life"
"scientists determine [..] has developed life"

Has developed encompasses a "more complete" time, as it extends to the past. By choosing "does develop", you are implying that scientists have already determined whether "[..] developed life", which as far as I know is inaccurate.

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Any specific doubt you have with this question? If you consider the split between tenses and correlate with the overall tense of the sentence, you are done.

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Hi mikemcgarry

Ideally i was expecting an option that would say - will develop life.

Could you please let me know why option D is correct and A is wrong ?

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