Rosetta mission: Philae lander has re-established contact and is ‘stable’

Rosetta mission: Philae lander has re-established contact and is ‘stable’ – live coverage | Science | The Guardian.

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Brian Cox’s Human Universe presents a fatally flawed view of evolution

I completely agree with Henry Gee’s review (below). I have a lot of respect for Brian Cox, but he is an astrophysicist not an evolutionary biologist and unfortunately this handsomely-produced documentary is worse than an empty vessel, it is a cracked one. “Exceptionalism” is scientifically nonsense, though valid in a more philosophical context. Claiming a species or phenomenon is “exceptional” begs the question of “why”. It is also unfalsifiable as it is reasonable to assume that other species like ours exist in the universe, but currently impossible to prove.

Brian Cox’s Human Universe presents a fatally view of evolution | Henry Gee | Science | theguardian.com.