Mammalian fossil exhibits at the Smithsonian claim that humans and all mammals descended from the “first mammal,” perhaps Morganucodon.
Similar to many others among the founders of modern science, Copernicus was a believer in God and clearly a proponent of intelligent design.
Dr. Tour is highly skeptical that theorists have got it all figured out about how life arose on a barren early Earth through known material processes alone.
Consider spending the time — 40 lessons with accompanying quizzes to check your progress — to weigh the evidence for yourself.
As one of our students last year said at the concluding banquet, the Summer Seminars represent “science as it should be, rather than science as it is.”