Tag: Cosmos (series)
Puncturing the Science-Faith Warfare Myth
In abandoning his traditional Jewish faith, was Baruch Spinoza able to provide an improved framework for doing science?
Yes, Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence — Let’s Hear Some for Darwinian Evolution
Carl Sagan famously said, “I believe that the extraordinary should be pursued. But extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”
More Implausible Stories about Eye Evolution
Such accounts invoke the abrupt appearance of key features of advanced eyes including the lens, cornea, and iris.
Before Carl Sagan Said It, Science Debunked It
Jay Richards and Eric Anderson discuss the statement that Carl Sagan is perhaps most famous for.
A Flea Circus of Small Animal Acrobats
Small animals amuse and amaze scientists who take a close look at them in action. Sometimes it requires a high-speed camera to analyze the trick.