"It appears that there is a vast, hidden ‘wisdom,’ or structure, or a knotty blueprint for even the most simple-looking element of nature."
In discussing Cosmos and related matters, we’re in the habit of talking as if there were just two alternative world-views.
Last night’s episode was highlighted by a fascinating discussion of how scientists have determined the compositions of stars, and what happens when different types of stars die.
If that doesn’t make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, I suppose I don’t know what will.
Are you planning on watching Cosmos tonight? It’s actually become something of a standing joke around our offices.