Tagged: science

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...

Science Is Not A Crime: The Story of Kiera Wilmot

Science Is Not A Crime: The Story of Kiera Wilmot

In case you haven’t heard, a young girl named Kiera Wilmot was arrested on Monday (4/29) at Bartow High School in Polk County, Florida for a science experiment involving “The Works” (Drano knock-off) and tin foil in a bottle. That’s right, arrested,...

Anthropocene Fundamentalism

Anthropocene Fundamentalism

As I’ve written about before, I had the change to present some of my work on the Anthropocene at the 2013 Western Political Science Association (WPSA) conference in Hollywood recently. For someone writing about this topic, having 3 panels in a row...