The Reality Check #26: Evolution’s History + Carbon Dating + Vestigial Organs

In celebration of Darwin’s 200th birthday we discuss three evolution related topics: the evolution of evolution, how fossils are dated, and the return of the segment “As if you needed any more evidence for evolution”.

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Show Notes

Show Notes:

Evolution’s History
Thinkquest’s Histoy of Evolution

Fossil Dating Methods
Accuracy of Fossils and Dating Methods by Michael Benton
Wikipedia article on radiometric dating

Vestigial Organs
Listverse’s Top 10 Vestigial Organs
Wikipedia article on vestigial organs
PZ Myers on the usefulness (or lack thereof) of the appendix

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