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Charles Darwin was born on the 12th of February in 1809. Today would be his 200th birthday. Darwin was certainly not the only scientist of the 19th century to contribute to our understanding of evolution. However, his book, On the Origin of Species is perhaps the most important scientific work of that century. The power of the theory of evolution to explain so many wide-ranging features of biology is truly amazing. Darwin deserves to remembered for the impressive and thorough work he did to explain this important natural process.




UVic / SEOS / Climate Group / About Front Page Picture / 200th Birthday of Charles Darwin Last updated: Tuesday, 10-Feb-2009 14:59:54 PST
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