Tag: The Privileged Planet
Intelligent Design and Cosmic Fine-Tuning
In combination, the factors mentioned here and in my last two posts constrain the “cosmic habitable age” to narrower dimensions.
Fine-Timing as Evidence of Intelligent Design
Sometimes it’s not just the tuning that indicates design. Sometimes it’s the timing as well.
Rare Earth: How Vital Minerals “Evolve”
It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Prior Fitness for Life: The Problem of Boron
The atomic element boron is essential for life, but how do you get it from stars to plants and animals?
Guillermo Gonzalez on What’s Changed Since The Privileged Planet?
One big change they note: the number of exo-planets discovered has exploded, from 200 or so to several thousand.