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Happy Birthday, Darwin!

In middle school, my friends and I secretly referred to athletic jocks as “creationists.” The joke was, of course, that they — with their neanderthal postures, fixation on brute strength and obsession with the less decorous emissions of the human body — were “less evolved.” Of course, this is before teaching evolution in schools was…

Something From Nothing

Science, as a discipline, is driven by the desire to understand everything. The immensity of such a project necessitates that science be undertaken not by one group of men and women in one time, but all men and women for all time. However, the final goal always eludes us: to understand this, we must first…