Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
Eventually, Dr. Tyson gets to Saint Charles. No, we mean that literally. Tyson calls Darwin “the greatest spiritual teacher of the last 1000 years.”
It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Spontaneous natural processes always tend toward states of greater entropy, lower energy, or both.
Here is the problem with speculative thinking about extraterrestrial life as well as about the origin of life.