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Portrait of Charles Darwin by Julia Margaret Cameron

Darwin's Science in Schools

Meera - 2009 is Darwin year and it's 200 years since the birth of Charles Darwin. This week I'm at St Jude's primary school in Herne Hill, London for the launch of the Wellcome Trust's Darwin initiatives.  These include resources such as the ...

Cover page of Charles Darwin's Descent of Man (1871).

This Week in Science History - The Descent of Man

... in 1871, the publication of The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin - perhaps not as famous as the Origin of Species, ... After the publication of the Origin of Species in 1859, Darwin began working on another book that would allow him to ... from some lower form', was the most controversial. Darwin had not intended to publish his writings on this ...

A Woodburytype carte de visite photograph of Charles Darwin, published by John G. Murdoch.

The Rap Guide to Evolution

Chris -   Now this week was also Cambridge University's Darwin Festival.  What actually happened was that we've had ... to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin who was actually a Cambridge University student.  ... - His name's Baba Brinkman, and he unveiled his answer to Darwin which is his Rap Guide to Evolution and he spoke to ...

Darwin Centre Cocoon

The Darwin Centre

Kat - It's time to join Meera Senthilingam at the new Darwin Centre which opened at the Natural History Museum in ... science... Meera -   This week, I'm at the newly opened Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum in London.  Now, ... at the Natural History Museum.  So Paul, tell me what the Darwin Centre is all about... Paul - T he Darwin Centre Phase ...

Baba Brinkman & Charles Darwin

Science and the Spoken Word

Baba -   "That is often the idea that most enrages Darwin's detractors.  And when I say Darwin's detractors, I'm specifically talking about his ...

Robin Ince

When Science meets Comedy

... is also an anniversary of two hundred years since Charles Darwin was born and 150 years since the Origin of the Species was published. How does Darwin fit in your show? Robin - I think the first time I ... seen a young man playing a bassoon to a flower. It was Darwin making his son playing a bassoon to see how it ...

Books

What's Science Ever Done for Us? - What the Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life and the Universe

... and many illusions to people such as Neil spore, Einstein, Darwin and Newton...I thought it was about time to look at ...

"Whats Science Ever Done for Us?" What the Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life and the Universe

... and many illusions to people such as Neil spore, Einstein, Darwin and Newton...I thought it was about time to look at ...

A bookshelf full of old books

The art in science

... have always been vital to science’s history: Charles Darwin was a scientific illustrator, and so was author ...

People and Colour

What is light?

... - As we walk down these aisles, we've walked past Charles Darwin and now that we're in Newton's aisle, I can see ...

Light bulb moments

Most science isn't groundbreaking...

... study this idea of inheritance. Graihagh - By the time Darwin and Wallace had come along and said new species ...

Carlton House Terrace - residents of which include the Royal College of Pathologists and the Royal Society

This Week in Science History - The Royal Society

... scientists in the world like Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Ernest Rutherford, Albert Einstein, Francis Crick & ...

Searching the internet on a laptop

Climate change: fighting fake news

... pretty convincing. It’s even been signed by Charles Darwin and the Spice Girls!. Wait a minute - this sounds like ...

Superheroes of Science

... will have heard of. You're not going for Einstein and Darwin. Some of them are a little bit obscure. What was it ...

Stanley Miller's experimental set up

Getting Life Started on Earth

... happened in a sort of a global atmosphere. Chris -   It's Darwin's warm little pond almost, isn't it?  So, you're ...

Illustration of asteroids travelling towards Earth

Existential risk and maverick science

... who suggested that the Earth orbited the Sun, or Darwin and his theory of evolution. These figures populate ...