Review of ‘The Invention of Nature: the adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the lost hero of science’.
Seven years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden.
Charles Darwin's closest brush with death during the Beagle voyage came on Sunday 13th January 1833, near that most infamous of nautical perils, Cape Horn.
Review of ‘The Invention of Science: a new history of the Scientific Revolution’.
I am delighted to announce that the Friends of Charles Darwin have their first members from the United Arab Emirates, and Uganda!
In which a friend beyond measure arranges a behind-the-scenes visit to the Natural History Museum to see fossils collected by Charles Darwin during the Beagle voyage.
The Friends of Charles Darwin have their first member from Senegal.
The Friends of Charles Darwin have their first member from Iraq.
The latest creationist comment amused me so much that I thought I would give it a blog post all of its own.
Photographs of three wonderful seventeenth-century maps in the Doge's Palace museum, Venice.