The differing perspectives of Tour and Rimmer result from the differences in their starting assumptions.
Brian Miller reports that optimality is becoming a tool of prediction in biology, with more biologists returning to the use of design-based assumptions.
Steinhardt is one of the most interesting and influential figures in cosmology. He was one of the original architects of inflationary cosmology.
There is an infinite number of things that are true that we cannot prove scientifically and never will.
Two theorists have created a stir in evolutionary circles, claiming that Darwinian phylogeny efforts (tree-building) cannot be constrained to one “best” answer.