11.17.2009

What's wacky about Ray Comfort's "special" introduction to On the Origin of Species? What special precautions should you take before reading the "special" introduction? And why is Ray Comfort bananas? Our NCSE Safety Video has the scoop! View the video here.

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11.16.2009

Does Darwin's On the Origin of Species need a special introduction? Creationist Ray Comfort thinks so. On Thursday, November 19, mere days before the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's Origin, Comfort plans to distribute free copies of Origin at colleges and universities across the U.S. and (on the 24th) in Canada.

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11.16.2009
E. O. WilsonE. O. Wilson

Hear E. O. Wilson and Everett Mendelsohn discuss "Frontiers of Evolution" on-line! Starting at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) on November 24, 2009, a panel of scientists led by Wilson and Mendelsohn will discuss Darwin's legacy and the frontiers of evolutionary biology, as part of the 150th anniversary Origin of Species lecture series, hosted by The Reading Odyssey and the Darwin 150 project — and the whole event will be webcast live.

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11.13.2009

Adding to the celebrations of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, New Scientist enlisted Steve Jones to summarize Darwin's masterpiece.

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11.13.2009
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

Videos of two recent events featuring NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott are now available on-line. First, from WOSU Public Media in Columbus, Ohio, there's "In the Beginning — Explanations from Science and Religion," a panel discussion featuring Scott, Francisco Ayala, and Denis O. Lamoureux, hosted by National Public Radio's Neal Conan. Second, from the American Humanist Association in Washington DC, there's "Evolution v. Creationism: The Politics, the Science, the Debate," a panel discussion featuring Scott, Barbara Forrest, and Kenneth R. Miller. Tune in and enjoy!

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