Tag Archives: Charles Darwin

Saturday, 2/12/11, Public Square

Today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of

Charles Robert Darwin

Let’s celebrate the man and his contributions to the field of science.  Remember that science doesn’t merely provide a way of expanding knowledge of the world. It doesn’t just provide answers to pressing questions; it changes the conversation itself. Science—and the broader way of thinking that comes with it—trains its adherents and practitioners to relish the very act of questioning for its own sake, of figuring out what’s true and false, of determining what works and what fails.


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Tuesday, 11/24/09, Public Square

Evolution Day is the anniversary of the first publication of The Origin of Species on November 24, 1859.   Also celebrated is Darwin Day which commemorates the birthday of Charles Darwin who established the theory of natural selection which provided for a biological process behind evolution.

The year 2009 will mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin as well as the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth.



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