How small experiments led to a big theory.
Voyage in the Malay Archipelago and the discovery of evolution by Wallace and Darwin.
…there are so damn many of the things already, how do you make your book different?
On 14 May 1856, Charles Darwin recorded in his journal that, on the advice of his friend Charles Lyell, after almost 20 years exploring the subject, he had finally begun writing a ‘sketch’ of his ideas on species.
How the Friends of Charles Darwin motto was pre-empted by James Joyce.