Started in 1996, the Center for Science and Culture is a Discovery Institute program which:
- supports research by scientists and other scholars challenging various aspects of neo-Darwinian theory;
- supports research by scientists and other scholars developing the scientific theory known as intelligent design;
- supports research by scientists and scholars in the social sciences and humanities exploring the impact of scientific materialism on culture.
- encourages schools to improve science education by teaching students
more fully about the theory of evolution, including the theory's scientific weaknesses
as well is its strengths.
Discovery's Center for Science and Culture has more than 40 Fellows, including biologists, biochemists, chemists, physicists, philosophers and historians of science, and public policy and legal experts, many of whom also have affiliations with colleges and universities.
The Center's Director is Dr. Stephen Meyer, who holds a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of science from Cambridge University.
The Center's Associate Director is Dr. John G. West, who holds a Ph.D. in Government
from Claremont Graduate University and a B.A. in Communications from the University