Enceladus is an especially fascinating case. Nearly 100 geysers of water ice are currently jetting out of its south pole at supersonic speed.
“Life’s energy harnessing process is one big paradox. You need it before you can have it, and you can’t make it until you’ve already made it.”
To complete the argument for prior fitness of the elements for our Privileged Species, we must deal with the availability of another essential element.
From the specific energy of visible light to the unique properties of water, this degree of fine-tuning for life has a clear message.
“If the rooster stands on the manure pile, as the folk saying goes, it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.”