HOLY CRAP!! The Beagle Project has a blog post written on board the International Space Station by astronaut Mike Barratt.
Video of artist Tolly Nason's cast glass sculpture installation 'Seeing the Light: Finch by Finch', based on the beaks of Darwin's Galápagos finch specimens.
400 years ago today, on 26th July, 1609, the early English scientist Thomas Harriot pointed his new-fangled telescope at the moon and made a drawing.
Link to new blog post with lots of lovely scans of extinct megafauna.
This afternoon, the Beagle Project's Director of Science, Dr Karen James, and I recorded a podcast, which I have named 'Messages from Above', for reasons which will become apparent if you listen to it.