Tagged: creationism

Young Earth Creationism and the Politics of Astrobiology

Young Earth Creationism and the Politics of Astrobiology

So I had the great pleasure recently to present some of my latest research on creationism, science education and politics, in this case on the topic of astrobiology and young earth creationism. I was part of a fascinating panel at the Annual...

Catching My Breath – Pt. I

Catching My Breath – Pt. I

Phew, it’s been a busy last few weeks. Where has the time gone? I feel like I haven’t had any time to stop and think or catch my breath. Between work and school and committees and events and more meetings and more...

Monsters in the Greenhouse: Risk, faith and science in the Anthropocene

Monsters in the Greenhouse: Risk, faith and science in the Anthropocene

In short, this project is looking at the concept of the Anthropocene, a scientific proposal to designate a new geologic epoch covering the past ~250 yrs that would mark the increasing impacts of human activity on the planet. I use the lens...

It’s a Mad, Mad World!

It’s a Mad, Mad World!

  “I do not believe that this legislation changes the scientific standards that are taught in our schools or the curriculum that is used by our teachers.” –TN Governor Bill Haslam on the new Tennessee law mandating creationism be taught in science curriculum....