Lombroso’s ideas were quack science. But they were taken seriously by criminologists and public officials around the world until they were debunked.
Why have I just gone through this exercise with the 100-dimensional discrete hypercube, giving it the full track 2 monty? Two reasons.
The shift in tone from then to now is remarkable. What happened to the awe these systems used to inspire?
The newer study agrees that the composition of Venus’s atmosphere is unusual but not that it is evidence for life.
If biology isn’t designed, which is another way of saying “engineered,” wouldn’t this state of affairs be pretty counterintuitive?