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Feb072009

Darwin Day 2009

New York City Skeptics presents - Darwin Two Hundred, co-sponsored by Sigma Xi of Pace University

When: Saturday February 7, 2009 @ 1PM
Where: Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, Lecture Hall North (second floor)

New York City Skeptics celebrates this year’s "Darwin Day" with a special program honoring the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publishing of On the Origin of Species.

Out featured speakers will be:

  • John Rennie - Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American magazine
  • Matthew Chapman - Director, journalist, great-great grandson of Charles Darwin, and author of 40 Days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania
  • Terence Hines - Professor of psychology at Pace University and author of Pseudoscience and the Paranormal [Please note, due to a scheduling conflict, Terence Hines will not be in attendance.]
  • Massimo Pigliucci - Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Philosophy at Stony Brook University and author of the forthcoming book Nonsense on Stilts

Join us as we discuss the life and times of Charles Darwin and the impact his work continues to have both within the scientific community and with the public at large. An audience Q&A session will follow.

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