Johannes Kepler on the Holy Work of Astronomy
Kepler rejected the idea that the enormous scale of the cosmos suggested that mankind is less important than in the cozier Aristotelian-Ptolemaic model.
Intelligent Design and Planetary Timing
Enceladus is an especially fascinating case. Nearly 100 geysers of water ice are currently jetting out of its south pole at supersonic speed.
Rare Earth: How Vital Minerals “Evolve”
It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Beyond Genes: Biologists Seek Purpose in Unknown Substances, Processes
There’s more going on in DNA and cells than the old Central Dogma predicted. The time has come to look beyond genes.
Complex Specified Information in the Lowly Sponge
Sponges are outliers in biology’s big bang, the Cambrian explosion. Their embryos appear in Precambrian strata, leading some to consider them primitive.