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Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University; Coauthor, Endless Universe
Steinhardt's Law

Good science creates two challenging puzzles for each puzzle it resolves.

Corollary 1

Contrary to some prognostications, science is not coming to an end. Good science is growing every day.

Corollary 2

The Anthropic Principle does not resolve any puzzles and creates no new ones. Hence, ...

(Exercise left for the reader—fill in the blank. For hint, see Steinhardt's Law.)