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Cross-section of HMS Beagle, 1832

From Bernard Lightman's article in the Notes and Records of the Royal Society in June 2010: "One author who adopted the strategy of emphasizing Darwin's powers of observation wrote a book for young readers just before Darwin's death. Published anonymously in 1879, What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyages Round the World in the Ship ‘Beagle’ made evolutionary theory safe for children by focusing on the Darwin of the Beagle voyage (figure 1). Published in New York by Harper, it reached a third editi...



Darwin and the birds

Darwin's studio at Down House.

A 1909 photograph of the Sandwalk near Down House, the path where Darwin did a lot of his thinking. #Darwin

Charles Darwin.

love for darwin, and his fancy beard.

Darwin Centre, Natural History Museum.

evolution tree

Evolutionary Tree

Beautiful cabinet specimen of Horn Rhodochrosite. From the Capillitas Mine, Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina.

Rhodochrosite stalactite form cluster / Capillitas Mine, Argentina

Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photo: Sigfrid Lopez, via Flickr.

Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Antonito | Buenos Aires, Argentina

from Cecil's Books of Natural History by Selim H. Peabody, 1880.

Buenos Aires Argentina

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