Daily Archives: February 2, 2008

Evolution’s Captain

A review of Peter Nichols’ biography of Robert Fitzroy, captain of the H.M.S. Beagle by John C. Snider © 2008 Every school child and amateur scientist knows (or should) that Charles Darwin began developing his ideas about evolution and the … Continue reading

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Podcast #9 – Galileo

Galileo Galilei – An exploration of his life and influence, including an interview with UNLV professor Dr. Maurice A. Finocchiaro (author of Retrying Galileo); a discussion of the recent controversy involving Pope Benedict XVI (whose 1990 speech defending the Inquisition … Continue reading

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