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Will the US House of Reps declare February 12th Darwin Day?

In a word: Hell, no. Okay that’s two words. But you gotta hand it to Congressman Rush Holt (Democrat–of course–from New Jersey) for introducing a resolution to declare February 12th “Darwin Day.” The resolution will go to the Committee on … Continue reading

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Podcast #116 – Darwin Day vs In God We Trust

We look at two non-binding resolutions currently in the works within the new US House of Representatives: one in support of Darwin Day (February 12th), and another looking to reaffirm “In God We Trust” as the national motto.  Guess which … Continue reading

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Darwin Day Success in Atlanta

Wow, what a turn-out for last night’s Darwin Day 2009!  I counted at least 40 (and perhaps as many as 60) people at Decatur’s Thinking Man Tavern.  Getting a proper head-count was a little tough, since we could only pull … Continue reading

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Atlanta Darwin Day Enthusiasts, Unite!…

…at the Thinking Man Tavern in Decatur, tonight (Thursday, February 12th) at 7:30.  We’ll raise a toast to Charles Darwin on his 200th birthday.  Dr. Catherine Carter, professor of Biology at Georgia Perimeter College, will join us for more or less informal discussion … Continue reading

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Podcast #42 – Ken Miller on Darwin Day

Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin!  To celebrate, we interview Ken Miller (a.k.a. Dr. Kenneth R. Miller), Professor of Biology at Brown University and co-author (with Joseph S. Levine) of Prentice-Hall’s Biology, one of the most-used and most-respected high school textbooks … Continue reading

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For the San Diego Darwinists out there…

If you live in the San Diego area, and if you like bluegrass music, The Galapagos Mountain Boys (fronted by Dr. Stephen Baird) are gearing up for their upcoming Darwin Day 2009 concerts.  Imbibe their special brand of “Scientific Gospel” … Continue reading

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Podcast #11 – Massimo Pigliucci on Darwin Day

Darwin Day 2008 – Charles Darwin‘s birthday is February 12, which is as good a day as any to celebrate his achievements and those of science in general.  We talk to evolutionary biologist, philosopher and popular science writer Massimo Pigliucci of … Continue reading

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