How Does Something Come From Nothing?

There’s an Australian show Q & A where a panel of experts in various fields come together to answer the questions of the audience. In a recent episode, Lawrence Krauss answered everything from why there’s “something” rather than “nothing” to how science’s impact on humanity can truly be measured: [Read more...]

A Science Professor’s Awesome Email Exchange with the Discovery Institute

That picture recently drew the interest of an author at the Intelligent-design-promoting Discovery Institute and his assistant sent Bentley a letter: [Read more...]

San Diego Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Somehow, this escaped my radar, but San Diego Mayor Bob Filner signed a Darwin Day proclamation earlier this week: [Read more...]

Jonah Lehrer on the Lesson He Learned from Charles Darwin

Yesterday, self-plagiarist and quotation-maker-upper Jonah Lehrer delivered a $20,000 speech to the Knight Foundation. He’s been criticized left and right for the #Humblebrag of a talk (in which he says he just needs a stricter set of rules so that he knows the difference between right and wrong)… but I actually liked a part of his speech where he (accurately) quoted Charles Darwin: [Read more...]

Congressman Rush Holt Recognizes Darwin Day in the House of Representatives

Earlier today, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H.Res. 41 on the floor of the House, expressing his support for the recognition of February 12th as Darwin Day:

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