Stretching back to the Magna Carta, British law is strongly grounded in concepts of freedom protected from abuse by tyranny.
Most of us think of science as the enterprise of seeking truth by formulating hypotheses and testing them against the evidence. This is empirical science.
There are a limited number of explanations available for how cosmic fine-tuning came to be. Actually, there are three.
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.
Many high school students are eager to go beyond the brief and airbrushed presentation of evolutionary theory found in their biology textbooks, and are full of questions.