Contrary to first impressions, exoplanet discoveries actually strengthen the impact of the Fermi Paradox.
Neither the Earth nor the human race is allowably described as unusual, because that could suggest (shudder) intelligent design.
From the specific energy of visible light to the unique properties of water, this degree of improbability screams DESIGN.
“It rolled at you across the land at 1,800 miles an hour, hauling darkness like plague behind it.”
A new paper offers the concession that the modern evolutionary synthesis has never provided an account of “how major forms of life evolved.”