The dual wave and particulate aspects of light, essential to our ability to see, and so much else, must all be just right to within insanely precise parameters.
NASA has announced a scheme to fly manned airships in the upper atmosphere of the otherwise “hellish” planet.
“Life’s order,” say biologist Mike Denton, “is written into the very fabric of reality itself. It’s not an add-in. It’s in there from the very beginning.”
To fully grasp Denton’s thesis is to wipe clean the smear of dull complacency that materialism tirelessly spreads.
Our relationship to this most familiar star is something that, as light-dependent aerobes, we often blithely take for granted.