Eight years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden.
KILLER FACT: Charles Darwin once featured in a James Bond film.
I've just posted three new book reviews in the Books section.
In celebration of his 90th birthday, the BBC has released a short video of Sir David Attenborough reading from the final paragraph of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species.
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.