As Tom Bethell points out, there is a lot more to living things than their DNA.
Complexity (such as we see in a pile of autumn leaves) can arise spontaneously from unguided natural processes, but complex specified information cannot.
Scientists are delving into the remarkable way a zygote grows through its embryonic stages to an adult.
Scientists have been uncovering layer upon layer of complexity that seems to point to a symphony of processes that could only have been orchestrated by design.
So this astronomer walks into a bar and says, “It’s the holy grail of exoplanet research…”