This site is not maintained. Click here for the new website of Richard Dawkins.

Richard Dawkins and PZ Myers in conversation

Date: 9th June 2011 Start time: 7:00pm for 7:30pm start - 8:30pm Venue: Logan Hall, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Tickets: Non-members £6.00; £4.00 for BHA members order online from here

PZ Myers is an American biology professor at the University of Minnesota Morris and the author of the science blog Pharyngula. He is currently an associate professor of biology at UMM. He has published numerous research papers in Nature and other notable scientific journals. He is a public critic of intelligent design and of the creationist movement in general and is an activist in the American creation–evolution controversy. He is widely regarded as a confrontationalist.

Richard Dawkins, former Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford (until 2008) and Honorary Vice-President of the British Humanist Association, was born 1941. His published works include The Selfish Gene ,The Blind Watchmaker, Unweaving the Rainbow , Climbing Mount Improbable, A Devil’s Chaplain, The Ancestor's Tale, The God Delusion and The Greatest Show on Earth.

Details here.



Nasa's Curiosity rover zaps Mars rock

Jonathan Amos - BBC News Comments

Pew pew pew pew

Sun Is Roundest Natural Object Known

Dave Mosher - National Geographic Comments

The sun is the roundest natural object ever precisely measured, astronomers say.

Book written in DNA code

Geraint Jones - The Guardian Comments

Scientists who encoded the book say it could soon be cheaper to store information in DNA than in conventional digital devices

Prisoners pitch in to save endangered...

Ed Yong - Nature News Comments

Under the supervision of guards and graduate students, a small group of prisoners is breeding the beautiful orange-and-white insects in a greenhouse outside the prison. They have even carried out research to show what plants the butterfly prefers to lay its eggs on.

U.S. Should Adopt Higher Standards for...

- - Scientific American Comments

Teachers, scientists and policymakers have drafted ambitious new education standards. All 50 states should adopt them

17-year-old girl builds artificial...

John Roach - NBC News Comments

An artificial “brain” built by a 17-year-old whiz kid from Florida is able to accurately assess tissue samples for signs of breast cancer, providing more confidence to a minimally invasive procedure.





Comment RSS Feed

Please sign in or register to comment