The celebration in 2008 and 2009 will coincide with the 200th anniversary of
“You could say Einstein influenced people’s basic understanding of the universe, but I think
The British naturalist proposed in 1859 that evolution was the process by which new species of life arise. Today, most scientists embrace evolution through natural selection as the cornerstone of biology.
Although the scientific evidence in support of
Case Western plans a series of lectures by prominent researchers and other events to make clear the enduring soundness and profound impact of
Collaborating with various Case schools and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, planners are inviting evolution-oriented speakers such as molecular biologist Sean Carroll, who’s using DNA evidence to probe the origin of the first animals 600 million to 700 million years ago.
Jones’ courtroom deputy Liz O’Donnell said Monday that the judge is scheduled to speak at Case in September 2008.
Intelligent-design proponents contend that life is too complex to have occurred by chance, requiring instead the guidance of an unnamed supernatural being. Three years before the
Two veterans of the effort to beat back the
“For someone who has an open mind,” he said, “the hope would be that they’ll see the evidence behind the fundamental ideas
After years spent sailing to exotic locales aboard the HMS Beagle to observe nature’s dazzling varieties of organisms,
As time passes and these adaptations accumulate, fine-tuning a population of organisms for their specific surroundings, the creatures eventually become so different from their ancestors that they constitute a new species.