Perfect eclipses aren’t just eerie and beautiful. They’ve helped scientists test and discover things, and they are part of a larger pattern.
Despite the hype about K2-18b, Discovery Institute astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez concludes, “This is definitely not a habitable planet.”
A perfect solar eclipse like the one on Monday was the inspiration for The Privileged Planet, an important and unusual book in the canon of intelligent design works.
A new paper offers the concession that the modern evolutionary synthesis has never provided an account of “how major forms of life evolved.”
So this astronomer walks into a bar and says, “It’s the holy grail of exoplanet research…”