Professors discuss teaching the controversial subject
November 15, 2005
By Xiaowei Cathy Tang
Cornell Daily Sun, Senior Editor
. . . . For I.D. proponents, the challenge of specified complexity is how to mathematically model the difference between design and chance. Senior Lecturer Art Lembo, crop and soil sciences, said that although currently no satisfactory solution exists, this challenge is worthy of exploration.
He said that the ability to differentiate empirically between design and randomness holds far-reaching potential for other areas of science. Applications include Ã¢â‚¬Å“scanning faces on airport monitors to find terrorists, making inferences about locations of non-point source pollution or determining whether O.J. killed Nicole,Ã¢â‚¬Â he said. . . .