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Charles Darwin

The Man Who Predicted Our Evolutionary Future
September 21, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

By Scott Solomon   “It is not what man has been, but what he will be, that should interest us” – H. G. Wells On this day 150 years ago in Bromley, England, a child was born to a family of modest shopkeepers. Known to his family as Bertie, he broke his leg at the […]

Archaeopteryx – The Fossil that Proved Darwin was Right
September 3, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

1859: Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species.” Other scientists had proposed evolutionary theories before but Darwin was the first to work up a detailed case of how natural processes could transform one species into another. Darwin claimed that even Classes could change – for example, the Class Reptilia could evolve into the Bird […]

A priest and a scientist walk into a bar…
April 22, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

So a priest and a scientist walk into a bar…for centuries, science and religion have squared off. Are they mutually exclusive, or can they coexist? Can a higher being be incorporated into scientific principles, or can science be used to explain the core beliefs of faith? Today’s guest post from Amy, our director of adult education, […]

Insects and Orchids: An Evolutionary Journey
January 13, 2010 · 9 Comments

I absolutely love orchids! I mean who doesn’t, really? They are my very favorite flower in the whole world. I can literally stare at them for hours and not get tired of them. I love to photograph them; I even had them in my wedding! I love their colors, their shapes, there is really no […]



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