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State of the art in the mid-late 1800s, by Charles Lyell, the advocat of geology, an idealized section of the earth's crust. https://jamescungureanu.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/visions-of-science-charles-lyell/

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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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Captain Gilbert Heathcote by William Owen c.1800-1805 - Heathcote (December 1779 - April 1831) was the son of Sir William Heathcote, 3rd Bt. and Frances Thorpe. He married Anne Lyell, daughter of Charles Lyell of Kinnordy and Mary Beale, in February 1809. He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy, and died at age 51.

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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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The Fairy-Land of Science. A.B. (Arabella) Buckley. London, 1879. Introduction to the wonders of the physical world: sunbeams and the work they do, the aerial ocean in which we live, a drop of water on its travels, the two great sculptors—water and ice, the voices of nature and how we hear them, the life of a primrose, the history of a piece of coal, bees in the hive, and bees and flowers.

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The skeleton of Palaeobatrachus from Lake Enspel, Germany. From Wuttke and Poschmann, 2010. In On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin said of the fossil record: For my part, following out Lyell’s metaphor, I look at the natural geological record, as a history of the world imperfectly kept, and written in a changing dialect; of…

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Scottish geologist Charles Lyell was one of the most profound scientific influences on Darwin and, after the Beagle voyage, a close friend.

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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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