The new documentary opens very dramatically with Bill "Science Guy" Nye addressing an American Humanist Association conference.
This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the start of World War I -- and this past week provided a terrible reminder that conflicts stirred by the war remain with us.
Everyone is welcome to an opinion. But when it comes to subjects with no data, does a famous scientist's opinion count for more than John Q. Public's?
Mathematician Granville Sewell has argued in these pages that evolutionary theory is at crosscurrents with the second law of thermodynamics (the law of entropy), dooming it to failure.