I remember watching the Apollo moon landings on TV from 1969 to 1972 as a child.
A mysterious oblong object, ‘Oumuamua, was observed a couple of years ago, transiting across the Solar System.
Adam Kirsch over the weekend had a thoughtful essay in the Wall Street Journal, meditating on the coming 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
The bias in favor of science, you might say, tells you something about the mind behind the cosmic design.
How special the Earth is has become ever more apparent, in ways that allow life to flourish, but more than that.