Belief in Evolution Versus National Wealth Percent of adults that answered “true” to the question, “Human beings, as we know them, developed from earlier species of animals.” From Jon Miller et al., Science, Aug 2006. USA? Via futurejournalismproject / Calamities of Nature. Continue reading

Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics: You are stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded, because the elements – the … Continue reading