In considering fine-tuning, physicists assume that the constants and initial conditions (and possibly the physical laws) could have been different.
“You might have to travel a half a billion light years from the Milky Way, past many, many galaxies, to find another cosmological wall with a galaxy like ours.”
Nemati describes how the instrument his company is building for the telescope is designed to aid in the search for earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
ID is not religion. But even if we were to concede falsely that it is, such a characterization is irrelevant to the question of whether it is true.
The extent of habitable space within all space can serve as a determinant of the plausibility of naturalism vs intelligent design.