Bisshop said that earth took place 4004 years B.C and lthat ife appeared on earth les than 10,000 years ago.
Fransesco Redi explores an age old question with new sceintific tools. New instruments of magnification are fueling scientific research.
Linnaeus publishes the first edition of Systema Naturae in his late 205 He continues refering the details of his grand scheme throughout his life.
Comte de Bufon
Comte de Bufon speculates that living creatures evolved according to natural laws. Bufon dares that all life have descended from a single ancestor.
Archedeacon William Palye´s Natural theology holds that not only God´s excistance but also his atributtes are manifiest in the intricate forms of nature.
French naturalist that proposes that living things evolve to become more complex through time.
French naturalists that argues the series of catastrophes (great floods and earthquakes) wiped out certain life in the distant pass. He also argues that modern creatures are far too complex to have evolved naturally.
Most naturalists of the 19th century think that the history of earth and life on it spans vast age. Charles Lyell helps further this idea by arguing that slow- moving, gradual processes to explain Earth´s geology.
(1831-1836) Committed to a life in science, discovering nature´s laws. He returns with fossils from South America and creatures from the Galpagos Islands and this brcomes the basis of his ideas about evolution.
Some wonder whether Neanderthal Man might have been the result of a separate act of Creation. Neanderthal fossils will later fuel the debate over human evolution.
Alfred Russel Wallace, young british explorer. Wallace has a theory of how species might evolve.
Huxley depicts the exchange as a confrontation between social conservatives and advocates of scientific progress. But the issue of human evolution remain a stumbling block for Darwinism.
After few years of Darwin´s book was published, evolution is mainstream science and in magazines and newspapers even religious publications promote evolution.
Decedent of man
Darwin´s new book also stresses the importance of sexual selection in driving the evolution of life.
Huxley and Marsh piece together the story of the evolution of the modern horse from a four-toed ancestor. They predicted that more ancient, five toed animal likely existed, and months later, of such a new animal was discovered.
Darwins body is laid to rest in a place of honor. Many people reconcile Darwin´s view of life on Earth with their religious faiths that evolution existed.
The discovery of radioactivity by physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel lead to stunning calculations of Earth´s age.
In the 1920´s a fossil skull called Piltdown Man seems to be this link. The find at first bolsters the argument for human evolution.
first anti evolution bill
In Oklahoma a ban is placed to teach the Materialist of Conception oh History.
Man like ape
They discover a man like ape in a limestone quarry at South Africa.
Publishers remove references to evolution Biology textbooks.
1925-1930 Many areas in which fundamentalism old political sway have passed some restrictions.
Each time they teach any thing that denies the story of the Divine Creation, Backers of the bill argue.
By the early 1940s, the science of genetics has offered profound new insights into evolution. Scientists now understand that random genetic mutations can cause changes in the traits of organisms, and that such inherited changes are then spread throughout a population by the mechanism Darwin called natural selection.
The teaching of evolution hits a low point and in the early 1900s teachers don't teach any more about evolution.
In 1947 it rules that neither the a state nor federal government can pass laws which aid one religion.
Pope pios XII
He leads the way for Catholics to accept even human evolution.
Origins of life
Stanley Miller produced amino acids and used inorganic chemicals to simulate the conditions of ancient Earth.
Genes determine DNA, but it takes the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA to unlock the details.
Human and Apes
Breakthroughs in genetic science allow researchers to see the similarities in the DNA of humans and apes.
Supreme Court on Evolution
Lawsuits begin challenging antievolutionist legislation on the South.
The genetic blueprint for all living things.
It is a requirement when evolution is taught to inform students that the material is not intended to dissuade the Biblical version of creation.
Pope John Paul II
Opened the door for Catholic acceptance of evolution.
Twelve states shun the word of “evolution”, and four avoid topic topics in evolution completely.
Scientists see more than ever before how intimately related the human species is to other life on Earth.
Origin of Species
Darwin´s book is the most influential. It offers a wealth of evidence and proposes a coherent theory for evolution.