Richard Dawkins Ignites Nobel Prize Controversy

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By Jason Boog Comment

Author and scientist Richard Dawkins published a controversial Twitter post this morning and found himself flooded by online critics.

Dawkins wrote: “All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge. They did great things in the Middle Ages, though.”

So far, his comment has generated 370 retweets and a stream of critical responses from readers. We’ve collected his tweets and reader responses in a Storify post below–what do you think? (Photo via Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science)