Andrew J Petto
From local school districts to the state legislature,
evolution is a hot topic in the Badger state.
Anti-Evolution Legislation in Utah
The next chapter in an ongoing story of one state legislator's
attempt to insert religion into science curriculum.
News from Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi,
Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas,
and the United Kingdom.
News from the Membership
A sampling of our members' activities and accomplishments.
ICR's Henry Morris Dies
Remembering the architect of creation science.
NCSE Thanks You for Your Support
Recognizing those who have helped NCSE financially.
The Lay of the Land: The Current Context for
Communicating Evolution in Natural History Museums
Robert "Mac" West
NCSE board member Mac West addressed a group of museum
educators and administrators, asking,With all those dinosaurs
and fossil critters, is evolution front and center in museums ...
or not so much?
Creationism and the Laws of Thermodynamics
Steven L Morris
A physicist calculates how much energy is available on earth to
drive life's evolution. It turns out that we have entropy to burn!
The Life Science Prize
A long-time supporter of evolution education tries to
pin down a creationist on the terms of an intellectual
competition to prove evolution ... and has some fun
in the process.
Non-Mineralized Tissues in Fossil T rex
Creationists have cited recent research reporting the
recovery of "soft tissue" from dinosaur bones as proof that
these remains must be young. What is the real story of
You Tell Me that It's Evolution ...
Arthur M Shapiro
A lepidopterist's research project is unexpectedly stymied by
I Know a Place ...
The creator of the Bad Astronomy web site invites readers
into the world of science ... where we can know what we
have not experienced first-hand.
Framing the Issue: The "Theory" Trap
Anti-evolutionists make a lot of hay claiming that
evolution is "only a theory".Trying to argue about the
meaning of the word "theory"may be fruitless.
Entropy in Muffins: Why Evolution Does Not
Violate the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Energy order and disorder in baked goods: a simplified
explanation of a scientific concept.
Books: Getting Physical
Books that explore thermodynamics, the Big Bang, and
the age of the earth.
NCSE On the Road
An NCSE speaker may be coming to your
neighborhood. Check the calendar here.
Response to John C Greene
Sheldon F Gottlieb reacts to Greene's
thoughts on the Claremont Conference
Reply to Gottlieb
John C Greene replies
Into the Cool
by Eric D Schneider and Dorion Sagan
Reviewed by Sonya Bahar
The Counter-Creationism Handbook
by Mark Isaak
Reviewed by Tim M Berra
Organisms and Artifacts
by Tim Lewens
Reviewed by John S Wilkins
Why Much of What Jonathan Wells Writes about
Evolution is Wrong: Icons of Evolution
by Jonathan Wells
Reviewed by Matt Cartmill
Evolution 101: Finding a Solid Introduction:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Evolution by Leslie
Alan Horwitz and Evolution: A Very Short
Introduction by Brian and Deborah Charlesworth
Reviewed by Andrew J Petto
Evolution — Why Bother?
A film produced by the BSCS and AIBS
Reviewed by Karen Mesmer
The Plausibility of Life
by Marc W Kirschner and John C Gerhardt
Reviewed by Andrew J Petto