A long-overdue biography of the Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.
After decades of mysterious ailments, and a short, final illness, Charles Darwin died at 4 o’clock in the afternoon of Wednesday 19th April 1882, at Down House, Downe, in Kent. He should be accounted a hero in anyone’s book.
Thomas Henry Huxley on Neanderthal Man.
A Daguerreotype of Thomas Henry Huxley taken in 1846.
Photo of the figurehead from Huxley's ship.
Brian Switek, FCD, on the Richard Owen (villain) v Thomas Henry Huxley (hero) stereotype.