One example of fantasy science, according to Durston, is the multiverse.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
At a couple of points in episode 1, Neil deGrasse Tyson employs the “Book of Nature” metaphor, but he never gives its proper historical context. It’s actually a Christian concept.
The firm belief in extraterrestrial life — a belief nearly universal in the scientific community — is an act of faith.