Darwin first sets foot on the Galápagos Islands.
On 18th June 1858, Charles Darwin received the biggest bombshell of his scientific career: it looked as if he was about to be scooped!
On 31st May 1837, Charles Darwin presented his theory of coral reef formation.
How this month (probably) marks the 170th anniversary of Darwin's becoming a transmutationist.
On 24th August 1831, Charles Darwin’s great friend and mentor John Stevens Henslow sat down at his desk, took up his pen, and wrote what turned out to be one of the most important letters in the history of science.