Tuesday, 1 July 2008

"On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties;"

"And On the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection"

150 years ago today:

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace's ideas on the origin of species were jointly presented to the Linnean Society of London on July 1st 1858.

The Beagle Project has a long post on the history and importance of this day to science.

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