In a very generous online experiment, science writer and blogger at Wired Science David Dobbs, is putting up his entire book Reef Madness in small chunks on his blog Neuron Culture. Here at Neuron Culture I’m going to serially publish significant chunks of my book Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of . . . → Read More: Reef Madness!
←Previous Lesson: Early Paradigms and Exploration Edward Forbes spent his life championing a hypothesis whose evidence was flawed and extrapolations unjustified. The idea of a lifeless deep-sea held sway in a society mystified by the unknown and afraid of what it would hold. Forbes was the scientist-manifestation of this fear and never would concede the . . . → Read More: Deep Sea 101: Forbes’ Folly – Evidence of Deep Sea Life Ignored
This post was based on a talk I gave for Darwin Day last year at the Duke Marine Lab. Reposting in honor of Darwin Day. Enjoy your day and make sure you take a walk in the woods and enjoy nature’s splendor in honor one of biology’s main men today! —————————————- As part of Darwin . . . → Read More: Darwin Day Repost – Ex Omnia Conchis: Darwin And His Beloved Barnacles
This awesome design is a t-shirt you can buy from Zazzle!! (click on image) As part of Darwin Day on Friday, I gave a brief talk at Duke Marine Lab during happy hour about Darwin and his beloved barnacles. I was going to post the slides but didn’t think they did the 201 year legacy . . . → Read More: Ex Omnia Conchis: Darwin and His Beloved Barnacles
This is how Charlie D should always be remembered. … is over at Southern Fried Science. Don’t forget to vote for the BEST (=me) Darwin Beard! The survivors include: “Kevin Zelnio of Deep Sea News – who gets major league extra props by wearing these tremendous chops while sailing in Brazil with the Beagle Project…” . . . → Read More: From Birth to Origin: The Great Darwin Beard Challenge Finale