Mohamed Noor Wins Stephen J. Gould Prize


Mohamed Noor commanding the Enterprise

Our heartiest congratulations go to Mohamed Noor for winning the Stephen Jay Gould Prize, awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution "to recognize individuals whose sustained and exemplary efforts have advanced public understanding of evolutionary science and its importance …."  The award recognizes Mohamed's work in a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), "An Introduction to Genetics and Evolution," and his recent book, Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds.  Mohamed has also spoken at science fiction conventions and created materials for K-12 teaching.  Congratulations, Mohamed!  Live long and prosper!

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The Stephen Jay Gould Prize