Robert P. Waltzer

Robert P. Waltzer, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Biology at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. He served as co-chair of the History and Philosophy of Science Section at Mississippi Academy of Sciences, and received his PhD in anatomy with a focus on neuroanatomy from Ohio State University.

Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell

Are life and the universe a mindless accident — the blind outworking of laws governing cosmic, chemical, and biological evolution? That’s the official story many of us were taught somewhere along the way. But what does the science actually say? Drawing on recent discoveries in astronomy, cosmology, chemistry, biology, and paleontology, Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell shows how the latest scientific evidence suggests a very different story. Journey into the smallest cell, to the farthest reaches of the universe, and to the great flowering of form and energy known as the Big Bang. Learn about the mission to build a self-reproducing 3D printer, and how those efforts shed new light on the origin of the first life on earth. And travel with a marine biologist to