“A flourishing future belongs to those with perspective on the past.”
This Epic of Evolution is about the entire story of the universe, not just about the story of life. In order to help you have the most useful perspective of our past, this site offers various useful tools to explore the Epic of Evolution.
To help you understand the story of the universe, this site contains the following:
- What is the Epic of Evolution?
- The Seven Stages gives you an easy to understand overview of the Epic of Evolution.
- Evolution’s Arrow – In 1964, Pensias and Wilson showed that the universe has a direction. What does this mean for your health, happiness and future wellbeing?
- Biological Evolution Because so many people are confused about evolutionary biology, this site emphasizes biological evolution and the role of variation in evolution. This site pays special tribute to Charles Darwin, who showed that evolution requires “profitable” variations as well as natural selection.
- Biological Evolution is VAST
- Spiral of Life:
- DNA: Language of Life: Nothing in evolution makes sense except in the light of DNA.
- Natural Genetic Engineering – Long before humans genetically engineered plants and animals, cells have been using Natural Genetic Engineering to evolve more rapidly.
- Evolution of Evolutionary Theory – Evolutionary theory dramatically changed when Darwin’s original ideas were merged with ideas from genetics to become the Modern Synthesis. With the advent of genomics, evolutionary theory has evolved yet again, into a more integrated theory.
- Tree of Life: We are related to all life on Earth. The Tree of Life shows our kinship with every other living thing!
- Hands-on educational activities are designed to help kids from 8 to 108 learn about the Epic of Evolution in fun and engaging ways. These activities help you and your students gain basic understanding of relevant concepts in physics, geology, biology, paleontology, and neuroscience.
- Teachers – Check out some of the great teachers who are helping us learn more about our place and purpose in the evolving universe.
- Epic Storytellers – The Greatest Story Ever Told requires many perspectives in order to understand it. Here are a few of the best storytellers.
- Web Site
- Great Discoveries
- Discovery of the Big Bang
- Discovery of Universal Energy Flow
- Discovery of Evolution’s Arrow
- Discovery of symbiosis in cell evolution
- Discovery of mobile DNA