Dr Margaret Helder
Dr Margaret Helder is a scientist, a writer, a mother of six, and Vice-President of the Creation Science Association of Alberta, Canada. She is also probably the most prominent woman in creation science.
Dr Helder is also the author of three books and Associate Editor in charge of science and technology for Reformed Perspective, a magazine for Christian families. Her scientific achievements include describing and naming a species of aquatic fungus new to science, Chytridium deltanum Masters (Masters being her maiden name, and the name under which she published the description).
She has written a number of articles for Creation magazine, including:
- The World’s Smallest Compasses
- Fresh dinosaur bones found
- Tantalizing tuatara: The attraction of this spiky reptile lies in an idea!
- What is Peripatus?
- It’s about time (Gentry’s work on radiohaloes)
- Wonderfully made … the armadillo
- Not of cabbages and kings
See also an interview with Dr Helder, ‘Planting seeds for creation’, Creation 17(1):30–32, December 1994–February 1995.