Science and Environment

Darwin Quotes

March 24, 2010

In Darwin’s Words

Dan Cloer

Darwin seemed to understand that sometimes the more we know, the more we realize how little we know.

Special Report: The Shape of the Planet

April 26, 2010

Earth Day Retrospective: Shape of the Planet

Thomas E. Fitzpatrick

At the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the earth’s seven billion inhabitants were asked to ponder the effect of our conduct on environmental issues.

Big Bang: Yes, but . . .

Spring 2010

Yes, but . . .

Martin Coates

Even if one accepts the big-bang model on faith, obvious questions come to mind for most people: What came before the big bang?

Mayan Mayhem

March 9, 2010

Mayan Mayhem: Is 2012 the End of the World?

Dan Cloer

Like a newly discovered celebrity, the Mayan Calendar’s 2012 phenomenon is taking hold. But is there any truth to these end of the world predictions?

The Descent of Darwinism

Winter 2010

The Descent of Darwinism

Dan Cloer

How did Darwin’s theory of natural selection and survival of the fittest become today’s dominant worldview?

Interview with Sir John Polkinghorne: Holes in the Net

Winter 2010

Holes in the Net

Dan Cloer

Sir John Polkinghorne talks to Vision’s Dan Cloer about some of the deficiencies of science without religion.

¿Quien Soy?La Interrogante a la Violencia Juvenil

Fall 2009

The Sensitive Explorer

Dan Cloer

Vision interviews astronaut Michael Massimino who has traveled to space twice to help repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

Interview with Eric Montie: Watchdogs of the Sea

Fall 2009

Watchdogs of the Sea

Lindsay Keefer

Marine biologist Eric Montie discusses some of the challenges in determining the presence and effects of chemicals such as DDT in marine mammals.

Interview with Dr. Leonard Hayflick: Physics and Aging

September 11, 2009

Physics and Aging

Dan Cloer

Vision contributor Dan Cloer asks Dr. Leonard Hayflick about his argument of the inevitable relationship between aging and longevity.