Meet Tiktaalik roseae: an extraordinary fossil fish Tiktaalik roseae, better known as the “fishapod,” is a 375 million year old fossil fish which was discovered in the Canadian Arctic in 2004. Its discovery sheds light on a pivotal point in the history of life on Earth: when the very first … Continue reading
If you missed the Nye vs. Ham debate and want to see it, you can view it here. If you’d like an analysis of the debate, Jerry Coyne has a nice write up on Why Evolution is True (WEIT) called Who won the big evolution/creation debate? The consensus is Nye … Continue reading
If you can stomach it, Bill Nye is debating Ken Ham tonight & it is currently being streamed live on YouTube. You’ll recall that Australians have already apologized for Ken Ham. Amusingly, Ham has already stated that secularists have hijacked the word, “science”. Good grief!
CFI (Centre for Inquiry) has shared a CSI (The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) presentation by Dr. Pennilyn (Penny) Higgins, a Research Associate in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester, called Can Science Support Creationism? The Use and Abuse of the Fossil Record. It’s well outlined … Continue reading
In this FtBConscience 2 video Aron Ra, John Wilkins, and PZ Myers discuss science outreach:
A colleague tweeted this poster, and I’m having a difficult time interpreting its message; According to Wikipedia, “The medium is the message” is a phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan meaning that the form of a medium embeds itself in the message, creating a symbiotic relationship by which the medium influences … Continue reading