M92 is one of about 160 known globular star clusters in the Milky Way galaxy and is estimated to contain about 330,000 stars.
The core argument of neo-Darwinism is, simply, that evolution, and life on Earth, are the result of random, aka, purposeless chemical reactions.
Philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn was criticized for various inconsistencies in his argument.
Clearly, the questions he and I have discussed are not only of scientific or academic interest, but instead go to the root of life’s meaning and purpose.
The most promising candidate for a “natural engine” is proton flows across thermal vents that theoretically could generate high-energy molecules.