The first panel features D. Graham Burnett, history professor at Princeton, Ann Blair, history professor at Harvard, Lawrence
Krauss, professor in the school of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State, Kenneth Miller, biology
professor, Brown, Guy Ortolano, history professor, U. Virginia. US
Highlights (all paraphrased except where noted in quotes. If any of the speakers would like to clarify or elaborate, please email me.)
In the early 19th century we see the professionalization of science with the creations of academies and “ologies.”
Since then, the proliferation of conferences, journals and formal schools created bigger barriers between scientific fields. So now there are many cultures within science.
KM: What do the Evolution Wars have to do with the two cultures?
Speaking about a genetic marker that proves humans evolved from apes: “If the designer wanted to fool us into thinking we had come from evolution, this would be it.”
And yet this marker has been known for more than 25 years. It's common knowledge among geneticists. But it's a communications failure that no one else knows.
Blackberry pecking abilities. You can pick up the trail at Twitter.com/davidhrosen