In 1972 French physicists discovered that natural nuclear fission reactors were in operation about two billion years ago in Oklo, Gabon in Africa.
Certainly, there is no logical reason why life should be wedded to the transcendental value of beauty.
It’s too bad biologists are not as open about crises in their theories. It’s the sign of a healthy science.
I remember watching the Apollo moon landings on TV from 1969 to 1972 as a child.
The ground under your feet is literally moving. The continents are drifting apart near an average rate of one inch per year.