It had not occurred to me that anyone would see the beginning of the universe as a challenge to their faith, but evidently some do.
If you “listen to the experts,” or anyway some of the experts, cells are “little bags of garbage” and Miller-Urey is a “true simulation of prebiotic chemistry.”
The smaller a design, the harder it may be to detect. But miniature designs can inspire awe more than large ones.
There’s an inviting coziness about this time of year, perfect for shutting the computer down, putting the accursed iPhone away, and retreating to the beauty of printed pages.
This, of course, comes on top of kudos Dr. Eberlin had already received from, among others, no fewer than three Nobel Prize-winning scientists.