I say “ouch” on behalf of materialists, atheists, and Darwinists. Ten million stars and not a hint of alien civilization.
In principle, the conjoining of the many Rare Earth factors could overwhelm the available probabilistic resources and serve as evidence for Earth’s design.
Eventually, Dr. Tyson gets to Saint Charles. No, we mean that literally. Tyson calls Darwin “the greatest spiritual teacher of the last 1000 years.”
Among other design inspirations, the “ultimate non-stick coating” developed at McMaster University is based on the lotus leaf.
Contrary to first impressions, exoplanet discoveries actually strengthen the impact of the Fermi Paradox.