Darwin's world-wide web - Audio

Darwin's world-wide web - Audio

The Open University

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How did Darwin gather data for his work? What do his surviving letters reveal about him, both as a man and as a scientist? He often seems like a solitary figure, but was this really the case? This album looks at the Darwin Correspondence project, an enormous endeavour that has been running for over thirty years. Today the project web site contains over five thousand letters, and there are plans to more than double that number. Shelley Innes, a hi...
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How did Darwin gather data for his work? What do his surviving letters reveal about him, both as a man and as a scientist? He often seems like a solitary figure, but was this really the case? This album looks at the Darwin Correspondence project, an enormous endeavour that has been running for over thirty years. Today the project web site contains over five thousand letters, and there are plans to more than double that number. Shelley Innes, a hi...
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Darwin's world-wide web

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 03 secs

Darwin's world-wide ...

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 03 secs

The Darwin Correspondence...

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 56 secs

The Darwin Correspon...

04 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 56 secs

Darwin the collaborator

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 39 secs

Darwin the collabora...

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 39 secs

Darwin the mentor and fam...

04 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 35 secs

Darwin the mentor an...

04 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 35 secs