Thursday, February 12, 2009

Top ten ways to spend Darwin’s 200th birthday

10. Trying to win the eponymous award.
9. Mining chromite.
8. studying fruit flies.
7. Reading gushy science blogs talking up the occasion.
6. Visiting the grave of his tortoise.
5. Improving your fitness.
4. Celebrating honest Abe’s birthday instead.
3. Trying to increase your number of offspring.
2. Birdwatching in the Galapagos.
1. Investigating Darwin’s theory of coral atoll formation in an extended field-based study.

1 comment:

Chris Phoenix said...

Better study those corals before the carbonic acid gets them...