Computer methods of analyzing mutations are widely used because they are generally accurate. They do not suddenly lose their accuracy when I cite them.
Bruno was not executed for his view that we live in a vast universe with vast numbers of planets.
Bill Nye recently dusted off this old saw, but the Old Testament itself, in the Psalms, depicts man and the Earth as tiny in compared to a vast universe.
“Science cannot function without the history and philosophy of science,” yet “scientists are not educated today to know that.”