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Darwin's 200th Birthday!

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Join New York City Skeptics (, co-sponsored by Sigma Xi of Pace University, as they celebrate this year’s "Darwin Day" with a special program honoring the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publishing of On the Origin of Species.

The featured speakers will be:

John Rennie - Editor in Chief of Scientific American magazine

Matthew Chapman - Director, journalist, great-great grandson of Charles Darwin, and author of 40 days and 40 Nights: Darwin, Intelligent Design, God, Oxycontin, and Other Oddities on Trial in Pennsylvania

Terence Hines - Professor of psychology at Pace University and author of Pseudoscience and the Paranormal

Massimo Pigliucci - Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Philosophy at Stony Brook University and author of the forthcomng book Nonsense on Stilts

Join us as we discuss the life and times of Charles Darwin and the impact his work continues to have both within the scientific community and with the public at large. An audience Q&A session will follow.

Due to security procedures at Pace University, please RSVP by February 5 to [masked] with your full name and e-mail address.

Click here ( for a printable flyer for this event.