Author: David Coppedge
Evolution Is Not Like Physics
A new theory of evolution extends Darwinian processes, making them into physical laws based on “learning theory.”
New Mode of Flight Found in Tiny Beetle
A millimeter-sized beetle flies efficiently with feathery wings and a beat mode not seen before. Did it evolve by natural selection?
Evolution Theater: Smithsonian Whitewashes Human Origins
The museum makes a big deal of Lucy. Their portrayal has many more bones than the original!
Smithsonian Glosses Over the Cambrian Explosion
The nation’s museum cannot ignore the collection of fossils Walcott sent them from the Burgess Shale. But can they explain them away?
At the Smithsonian, the Nation’s Museum, It’s All Darwin, All the Time
At the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Charles Darwin dominates almost every exhibit.