That being said, I got a good laugh out of Clara Moskowitz' recent Space.com article, Do We Live in a Giant Cosmic Bubble? It's a well-written piece, so this has nothing to do with Ms. Moskowitz, per se. The article more-or-less gives an alternative view to the typical understanding of 'space' and the whole dark matter/dark energy debacle. Some scientists are now postulating:
end of the article. Apparently, the biggest initial objection to this theory is that it means the earth is special. Moskowitz writes that the void theory:The humor hits towards the
I couldn't make this stuff up. I wish I could. It's a challenge to "science" for any view to postulate that the earth is unique. I'm sorry... that's just hilarious. Is earth not unique? Does empirical evidence not support this? Isn't earth still the only known planet with life on it? Not just life - but intelligent life? Isn't earth the only known planet able to support life as we know it? Don't we have an abundance of H2O in liquid form here? Is that not special?
Anyway, I don't mean to rant. When I read statements like:
... I just have to laugh.