Yet more ill-heath, with slow progress on Darwin’s ‘big book’.
Writing tagged: ‘darwin’s illness’
Newsletter No. 12: ‘A comparatively free man’
A poorly Darwin writes to his cousin • links and book recommendations • the evolution of the eye
Newsletter No. 3: ‘Knee-deep in barnacles’
Our third newsletter marks Charles Darwin’s 210th birthday.
Darwin's uncontrollable farting
Letter to the London Review of Books, in response to a recent piece claiming that Darwin suffered from uncontrollable farting.
Charles Darwin tries galvanisation.
Such modest ambitions, Mr Darwin!
In 1841, Darwin's ill-health evidently left him with low expectations of his future ability to contribute to science.