On 15th June 1829, the young Charles Darwin was cited in Stephens’ ‘Illustrations of British Insects’.
On 16th April 1834, HMS Beagle was laid ashore on the banks of the Santa Cruz River to allow her keel to be inspected. The event resulted in one of the most iconic images of the famous ship. Read the story of the operation.
Today is the 213th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin's great friend and mentor, John Stevens Henslow.
Darwin comes clean about his heretical views to Joseph Dalton Hooker, humorously likening admitting believing in evolution to ‘confessing a murder’.
So, it's finally here: 2009. Darwin Year.
Wow! There are only 100 days to go until Charles Darwin's 200th birthday.
Charles Darwin finally went public with his theory of evolution by means of Natural Selection on 1st July 1858.
On 9th March 1833, Capt. Robert FitzRoy bought a schooner to accompany HMS Beagle.
On this Darwin Day, celebrate the curiosity of youth.
On 27 December 1831, HMS Beagle set sail on her second voyage with a young Charles Darwin on board.
Article to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Lord Kelvin.
…for which, read ‘giant ground sloth’ or ‘Megatherium’.