Happy Birthday, Stephen Jay Gould!

stephen jay gouldToday (10 September) is Stephen Jay Gould's birthday. He would have been 72.

SJG was an inspiration to many, and especially to me; my fascination with geology was spurred, in no small part, by his writings. With his untimely passing, we lost a great scientist and a great science communicator. NCSE's Project Steve is named in his honor.

Below is a video of some remarks SJG made on the 20th anniversary of the McLean case; he is introduced by NCSE's Eugenie Scott:

Short Bio

Steve Newton is a former Programs and Policy Director at NCSE.

Stand up for uncompromised science education.

National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, EIN 11-2656357. NCSE is supported by individuals, foundations, and scientific societies. Review our annual audited financial statements and IRS 990 forms at GuideStar.

© Copyright 2020 National Center for Science Education. Privacy Policy and Disclaimer | Disclosures Required by State Law