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Celebrating Charles Darwin's Evolutionary Legacy Through Darwin Day
2014-02-12 10:03:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most people, February 12 is just another day; it comes 10 days after Groundhog Day and two days before St. Valentine’s Day. But this day does have special meaning for some. On a scientific note, Feb 12 marks the day a meteor left a large impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, Soviet Union (1947). It is also the day NASA’s NEAR Shoemaker landed on 433 Eros (2001), becoming the first spacecraft to successfully land on an asteroid....

How To Celebrate Darwin Day 2013
2013-02-10 05:46:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online February 12, 2013 will be celebrated for many reasons around the world. In America it is President Abraham Lincoln's birthday. For Catholics around the world it is Mardi Gras or Carnival. But for every country on Earth, Feb. 12 is Darwin's Day — a celebration of science, humanity, and Charles Darwin's birthday. Charles Darwin, father of the theory of evolution and the author of "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural...

2013-01-29 23:02:30

Darwin´s theory of natural selection cannot qualify as science, according to an article on http://www.takeondarwin.com: it´s a teaching in a system of belief known as physicalism. Making February 12 an official day of celebration of Darwinism in tribute to science would be inappropriate. ROSENDALE, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Darwin´s theory of natural selection cannot qualify as science, according to an article on http://www.takeondarwin.com: it´s a teaching in a system...

Scientific Community To Observe 'Darwin Day' On Sunday
2012-02-12 06:31:53

Members of the international scientific community are set to honor the work and accomplishments of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin on Sunday February 12, otherwise known as "Darwin Day". According to Boston Globe Correspondent Nancy Shohet West, Sunday is the 203rd anniversary of Darwin's birth. Patrick Everett, coordinator of the Concord Area Humanists and organizer of an event in the Massachusetts community told West that occasion, which he dubbed "a celebration of science and...

2010-10-12 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can you be an orthodox Darwinist and an orthodox theist? The plain answer is "no," according to God and Evolution: Protestants, Catholics and Jews Explore Darwin's Challenge to Faith, an important new book from Discovery Institute Press. The book provides a thorough examination of the conflict between belief in God and Darwin's theory of unguided evolution. In the century and a half since Charles Darwin first proposed his theory, Christians,...


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