Latest On the Origin of Species Stories
In 1858 Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace presented their paper “On the Origin of Species” to the Linnean Society. The two men had set out the theory of evolution and secured their place in the history books. But 27 years earlier a Scottish landowner and horticulturist, Patrick Matthew, came up with the very same idea of "evolution by natural selection".
Without this forgotten scientist, we wouldn't have the Jurassic Park movies. Where would humanity be?
Darwin, who was the first to posit that all life on Earth descended from common ancestors, made it his life work to study the evolutionary traits of living things around the world. His 1859 book ‘On the Origin of Species,’ which was published on his birthday, was the basis of scientific understanding of evolution.
In DARWIN'S DOUBT, Meyer tackles the most controversial aspect of Darwin’s theory of evolution—the rapid appearance of animal life 530 million years ago—and expands the scientific argument
Charles Darwin is known primarily for his revolutionary theories on evolution and natural selection, but a series of soon-to-be-published letters show a personal, caring and emotional side of the iconic and controversial English naturalist.
Feb. 12 is Darwin Day – a celebration of science, humanity, and Charles Darwin's birthday. Events will take place all over the world, from Red Bank, New Jersey, to Spain, Italy, Norway, Iran and even Siberia.
In the classic tradition of the dialogue, this one-hour play has Darwin and Galileo debating issues raised by us having evolved.
Natural selection was never a good idea, according to Contrarian Evolutionist author Shaun Johnston in the second of a series of articles published at http://www.takeondarwin.com.
At the beginning of each year, master of ceremonies for the science website Edge.org John Brockman asks his cadre of world-renowned thinkers to reply to a single question of eminent significance.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.