Learning About the Hobbits of Flores

Learning About the Hobbits of Flores

“Oh, this is absolutely bizarre,” scientist Bert Roberts exclaimed, referring to the fossil species Homo floresiensis. Bizarre is a word that sums up the floresiensis creatures (known as the hobbits) quite nicely. These primitive hominins–with their small...
Darwin and Lucy: November 24

Darwin and Lucy: November 24

November 24th is my favorite day of the year. Not because ski season has usually officially begun (though that is great), but because a couple of pretty incredible events occurred on this day in history. On November 24th, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of...