Sun Dec 21, 2008
One of my friends is writing a series of blogs about Darwin.
It looks like a very nice series of blog posts, and I look forward to the
You can read it here.
Of course as a physicist I disagree with one comment in this first post:
"From an intellectual point of view, the Origin is the most significant work
of the millennium, and the most important work of non-fiction ever."
I would vote the atomic hypothesis into that position, with, in addion, a
nod to deep time and the extragalactic distance scale, but we each have our
own scientific peccadilloes so I won't argue too much on the point.