Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle

6 Jan, 2009 570 Biology

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, Melvyn Bragg presents a series about Darwin’s life and work.Darwin’s expedition aboard the Beagle in December 1831 and how his work during the voyage influenced and provided evidence for his theories.Featuring contributions from Darwin biographer Jim Moore, Steve Jones, geneticist at University College London, David Norman, Fellow of Christ’s College Cambridge and Jenny Clack, curator of the University.

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  • Jim Moore 4 episodes
    Darwin biographer
  • Steve Jones 22 episodes
    Geneticist at University College London
  • David Norman 2 episodes
    Fellow of Christ's College Cambridge
  • Jenny Clack No other episodes
    Curator of the University

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