Darwin Day Resolution Introduced In Congress By Rush Holt

Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) introduced a resolution in Congress to make Feb. 12, 2013 "Darwin Day." As reported by the Huffington Post, Holt, a physicist, said, "Charles Darwin [is] a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge," Holt wrote in the resolution, which promotes evolution and warns against the "teaching of creationism."

Read the Wall Street Journal's review of Darwin's Ghosts by Rebecca Stott

In Darwin's Ghosts, Rebecca Stott traces the work of the many scholars, philosophers and scientists whose insights into nature and its laws culminated in 'Origin of Species.' Read The Wall Street Journal Review of Darwin's Ghosts by Rebecca Stott here.