Intelligent Designers Tested in Pennsylvania

Miller, Kenneth M.
January 2006
Discover;Jan2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p71
The article focuses on an intelligent design theory championed by opponents of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in Dover, Pennsylvania. Intelligent design lacks certain basics as a scientific theory. One requirement of science is that it makes specific predictions which can be tested in a laboratory, according to Robert Hazen, a geologist and author of Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin. Another requirement of science is that it does not rely on supernatural or miraculous processes. A courtroom confrontation was set in October 2004 in Dover on the issue of whether intelligent design should be taught to ninth-grade biology students.


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