A sad note in Weinberg’s life was that his philosophical framework prevented him from seeing the design behind the physics he studied.
Mainstream scientists have been speculating about other-than-earthly intelligence for decades.
I am not of the opinion that we should speak only good of the dead. The passing of a public figure is a good time to consider his impact.
The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
As I stood by the lab doorway, Lewontin — who was sitting right down front — looked back towards the door and caught my eye.