TITLE

Intelligent Designers Tested in Pennsylvania

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Kenneth M.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Discover;Jan2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19226061

 

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