An example of how quantum effects permit life as we know it operates in the nuclear furnace of the Sun.
Yes, rainbows are beautiful, but are they good for anything? Indeed, they have been very important for science.
Self-evidently, the gravity on the surface of a planet limits the maximum size of large terrestrial organisms.
I have come to think of evidence in Bayesian terms and this has in turn impacted the way I think about the biological arguments for ID.
The Big Bang theory also gives us an age for the universe. The latest estimate, based on several cosmological observations, is 13.80 +/- 0.02 billion years.