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Asked in Religion & Spirituality
What is the movement that held to the theory of evolution?
The scientific movement accepts the Theory of Evolution. The Theory is the basis for the science of biology. ...
Asked in Charles Darwin, Evolution
Who stated the theory of evolution?
The Theory of Evolution is a misnomer. Evolution is a fact. There are many theories of how occurs. The most famous and probably best known is the theory of evolution through natural selection proposed by Darwin and Russell. The theory of evolution was stated by Jean Baptiste Lamarck in the year 1801. Lamarck was inspired by the careful observation of fossils of the animals that he studied and he created a revolutionary theory of evolution that changed the scientific world. ...
Asked in Evolution
What was Darwins greatest contribution to evolutionary theory?
The development of the scientific theory of Evolution itself. He was the first scientist to develop that idea and publish a paper about it (titled "On the Origin of Species") in 1859. ...
Asked in Biology, Charles Darwin, Evolution
How many scientific alternatives are there to Darwin's theory of evolution?
Darwin's theory is 157 years old and really is not Darwin's anymore. Regardless, there is no scientific alternative to the theory of evolution by natural selection, though there have been modifications since that time. Is there a scientific alternative to germ theory, the theory of gravity and atomic theory? These " questions " about the " alternatives " to the theory of evolution are very ill posed. ...
Why is not evolution just a theory?
Evolution is a theory, but theory in a scientific context. The theory of evolution is backed by mountain of facts, laws, and hypotheses from various disciplines of science. Other things that are theories include atomic theory and theory of relativity. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, History of Science, Evolution
How long has Evolution been debated?
The theory of evolution is no longer debated in the scientific community, because there is no competing theory that satisfactorily explains, or is supported by, the mounting archaeological and genetic evidence. Put simply, evolution is the only scientific theory consistent with this evidence. To distinguish a scientific theory from a common theory, refer to the related question, What is the Scientific Theory? . Elements of the general population have challenged and debated the theory of evolution since Charles Darwin presented his book, On the Origin...