Posts tagged with ‘university of chicago

Why Evolution is True and Why Many People Still Don’t Believe It

Jerry Coyne, professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago, reviews the evidence for evolutionary theory and why Americans (in particular) are so resistant to accepting evolution as fact.

Highly recommended watch, even if you consider yourself well-versed on the topic.  The pace is brisk and he’s not boring at all, and I found myself learning a new thing or two. The final analysis won’t surprise many of you, but he takes great care in getting there.

In general, an excellent review for the 12% (an embarrassing figure) of Americans that accept evolution as fact, and time well spent for the rest having their convictions challenged.

Indiana Jones gets mail at the University of Chicago, not ancient artifacts stolen by Nazis

Even though it’s been quite some time that Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones would have taught at the University of Chicago, it appears that he’s still getting mail there. What could the package contain? Gold idols? Stolen ancient artifacts? Alien skulls? Not quite, but it’s still a cool find.

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