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Seed Does Darwin

Seed Magazine has a Darwin 200 page, here. It is loaded with cool Darwin stuff. Enjoy!

At the Bell Museum. Details here. See you there!

Darwin Day on Quiche Moraine

There are a few items related to Darwin’s Birthday on QM. Please have a look here, where you will find links.

First, please remember to check out our new blog, Quiche Moraine, here. Serious discussion time: Back, and feeling stuck (or musings on the two body problem) The spousal academic problem. Serious question: What does the economy mean for Women’s Studies? Californians, be careful with this: eBay CEO Meg Whitman Announces Bid For California Governor. She’s…

Everyone knows about Darwin’s Finches, of the Galapagos Islands. But of course, Darwin made observations of birds throughout his travels on The Beagle. Here, I present a number of passages from The Voyage that include some of these observations.

Fossil Quadrupeds

Charles Darwin wrote a book called Geological Observations on South America. Since Fitzroy needed to carry out intensive and extensive coastal mapping in South America, and Darwin was, at heart, a geologist more than anything else (at least during the Beagle’s voyage), this meant that Darwin would become the world’s expert on South American geology.…

Darwin Day Party

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7 to 9 p.m. Bell Museum Auditorium $10/ free to museum members and University students The speakers will present in the auditorium from 7 to 8 pm. Birthday cake and refreshments are served after the presentations. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birthday! Part of a world wide celebration, the…


Most unnecessary controversy this week: Eluana Englaro Dead Dumbest thing I’ve see all week: Darwinism Must Die So That Evolution May Live Most current news of the day: SENATE OKS STIMULUS PLAN Most scariest commentary: Why It Truly Is Blood for Oil Most interesting Nature and Environment story of the day: Global warming changing birds’…

Darwin and The Gauchos

We’re half way through Darwin Month, and only a tiny ways through the voyage. Need to hurry up! So, let’s skip ahead a bit and hit the Gauchos….

Darwin South of the Tropics

Eventually, the Beagle headed south to the area of Uruguay and Argentina, still on the Atlantic Coast, where extensive mapping of the coastal waters was required.