A mysterious oblong object, ‘Oumuamua, was observed a couple of years ago, transiting across the Solar System.
It sound like an anachronistic political endorsement, but it’s true: the Kepler spacecraft is supporting Michael Denton’s fine-tuning campaign with large contributions of data.
Our relationship to this most familiar star is something that, as light-dependent aerobes, we often blithely take for granted.
What happens down here depends a lot on what’s going on up there.
Remember CHONPS — the acronym you learned in high school to remember the elements most important for life?