Literally, a cloud city filled with functional information has been found right over our heads.
England’s research is focused on the wrong question. Origin-of-life theories are not helped by identifying processes that efficiently dissipate energy.
Your hands feel in detail thanks to tens of thousands of sensors, and detailed information encoded by their positions and firing times.
A common attempt to overcome the need for information in the first cell is to equate information to a reduction in entropy.
Note that this is not an argument based on, “We don’t know what can write computer code, therefore God did it.”
Human intelligence creates stop signs to tell car drivers to stop. Nature uses TGA in the genetic code to tell translation to stop.
“In the Charyk Lab of Bioinspired Design, even an embryonic zebrafish heart can be an engineering muse.”
The intelligent design movement may now take a bow and say, “We told you so.”
Scientists have been uncovering layer upon layer of complexity that seems to point to a symphony of processes that could only have been orchestrated by design.
So this astronomer walks into a bar and says, “It’s the holy grail of exoplanet research…”