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Perpetuating ignorance: Marco Rubio

I recently wrote that potential presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, touted as not stupid, nevertheless appears to be anti-science.
Now it’s Marco Rubio’s turn. The Florida senator said he couldn’t tell how old the Earth is.

That particle again

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That particle again

This week sees the launch of another book on the Higgs Boson. This one is by the cosmologist Sean Carroll – The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the … Continue reading

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A Freedom of Information request submitted by the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland has shown that the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) may be responsible for creationism being promoted by an exhibit at the new visitor’s centre at the Giant’s Causeway.

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The Steiner Academy Hereford, the first state-funded Steiner school, teaches science from a curriculum book sceptical of evolution and gives homeopathy to students, the British Humanist Association (BHA) can reveal.

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Bill Nye says nay: ‘Science Guy’ opposes teaching Of Creationism

Creationism has always been a polemical topic. As of late, it has taken hold of headlines in the form of a group interested in building a museum in Kentucky dedicated to creationism (to respond to those institutions that teach evolution). Adding to the controversy are comments made by Bill Nye, who admonished parents for teaching creationism to their children.

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Cultural effect of The Big Bang Theory

I have often thought that we just don’t get enough science in our popular culture. Perhaps people would understand and be more supportive of science, for example, if we had a regular TV soap opera based around the life and work of scientists . . .

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Bang!  The Universe Verse

Looking for a way to explain the origins of the universe to your kids . . . or your parents? BANG! The Universe Verse is for you!

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