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World's Greatest Minds Answer: 'What's Your Favorite Theory?'
2012-01-18 05:48:29

At the beginning of each year, master of ceremonies for the science website Edge.org John Brockman asks his cadre of world-renowned thinkers to reply to a single question of eminent significance. This year, he prodded these legendary brains to answer the slightly cryptic: "What is your favorite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?" In previous years, Brockman has probed scientific minds to name the most important invention of the last two millennia or to explain how the Internet is...

2011-03-31 01:57:15

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory. Existential anxiety also prompted people to report increased liking for Michael Behe, intelligent design's main proponent, and increased disliking for evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins The lead author is UBC Psychology Asst. Prof. Jessica Tracy with co-authors Joshua...

2010-06-04 13:52:00

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Dawkins, Senior Vice President of Energy for Yorkville Advisors, LLC, Denver, CO, to the Company's Advisory Board effective June 1, 2010. Sun River will look to Mr. Dawkins to provide the Company with professional guidance and advice regarding oil and gas Accounting, Financing, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, and SEC Compliance. Mr. Dawkins...

2009-11-24 09:25:00

150th Anniversary of Origin of Species TODAY LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As atheists celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species TODAY, thousands are still livid at best selling author and Creationist Ray Comfort and 1200 Christians for handing out 170,000 copies of a special edition at 100 of the top U.S. universities on Nov 18. Now Comfort says he plans to giveaway 1 Million more copies at universities worldwide. Comfort's...

2009-11-19 09:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 1,200 Christians across the nation gave away 170,000 copies Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species at 100 of America's top universities, yesterday, in honor of the book's 150th anniversary. One Thousand free copies were also distributed at Oxford, the hometown university of the prominent atheist and professor, Richard Dawkins. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/freedomnow/41278/ (Photo:...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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