Dr. Hugh Ross has released another informative article examining some of the properties the Milky Way galaxy possesses which make it suitable for life. People who believe life is common throughout the Universe often point to the vast number of galaxies to support their position. But the devil is in the details.
A research study conducted by Dave Waltham, a British geophysicist, has lent considerable support to people who believe the Earth is rare. The researchers set out to provide a method for testing the anthropic principle – the idea that the Universe and Earth have been designed for humans. The study showed that the probability of Earth possessing it’s Milankovitch cycle frequency is less than 0.00001.