As my old professor Carl Sagan said, ‘When you’re in love, you want to tell the world’. And I base my beliefs on the information and process that we call ‘science’. It fills me with joy to make discoveries everyday of things I’ve never seen before. It fills me with joy to know that we can pursue these answers. It is a wonderful and astonishing thing to me that we are - you and I are - somehow at least one of the ways that the universe knows itself. You and I are a product of the universe. Its astonishing that we have come to be because of the universe’s existence. And we are driven to pursue that - to find out where we came from…

The process of science, the way we know nature, is the most compelling thing to me.

Bill Nye (during “The Creation Debate”)  (via thegreenbin)

#billnye #ill put my trust in science #creationism is for idiots




Top 5 misconceptions about evolution: A guide to demystify the foundation of modern biology.

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Here is an infographic to help inform citizens.  From my experience most people who misunderstand evolution are actually misinformed about what science is and how it operates.  That said, here are five of the biggest barriers faced when one explains evolution - I have faced these and they are documented in the literature.

I hope you can build on my work and improve the communication between the scientists and the public.

Want to do more?  If you want to donate to the cause of science education I suggest the National Center for Science Education, your local university, or an equivalent organization.  Volunteering at schools and inviting scientists into classrooms are two ways to encourage an informed society.  Attend hearings if school boards start questioning evolution’s role in public curriculum.  Raise a storm if anyone tries to ban science.  Plus, it never hurts to reblog a well made evolution post.

Thank you followers for all your support!

Highly evolved infographic there.