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Charles Darwin Birthday

New Jersey Congressman Re-Introduces 'Darwin Day' Resolution

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) re-introduced the “Darwin Day” resolution on the House floor Wednesday, advancing a proposal to designate British naturali...

Dem Congressman To Make Public Push For Darwin Day

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

On Tuesday, the 204th anniversary of British naturalist Charles Darwin's birth, Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) will take to the House floor to formally intro...

Darwin and the Atom

Victor Stenger | Posted 04.11.2013 | Science
Victor Stenger

In commemoration of Charles Darwin's birthday, we will be reading again about evolution. Much of it will have been said before, many times. Here I am going to try to take a less familiar line and show how Darwinian evolution by natural selection has roots in the atomism of ancient Greece.

Honoring Darwin Day

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 04.08.2012 | Science
Roy Speckhardt

On Feb. 12 we'll commemorate the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth. It must also be a day when we push back against the politicization and undermining of science by ideologues and zealots.