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Eugenie C. Scott in the NAS Great Hall

Eugenie C. Scott

NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott is featured in a multimedia exhibit about the Great Hall dome of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington DC.

Charles Coulston Gillispie dies

Charles Coulston Gillispie, via Princeton UniversityCharles Coulston Gillispie

The eminent historian of science Charles Coulston Gillispie died on October 6, 2015, at the age of 97, according to a tweet from Princeton University.

Eugenie C. Scott elected to AU board

Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Eugenie C. Scott on her election to the board of trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Polling scientists on climate change

"Using responses from nearly 700 biophysical scientists," a new survey "finds that approximately 92 percent of them believe that human-caused climate change is really happening," according to the Washington Post (September 25, 2015), reporting on J. S. Carlton, Rebecca Perry-Hill, Matthew Huber, and Linda S. Prokopy's "The climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists," published in Environmental Research Letters.