Charles Darwin continues to be everywhere as the build-up to the 150th anniversary of On the Origin of Species and his 200th birthday -- Philadelphia is organizing a "Year of Evolution." The UK's Observer recounts the now-famous story of how Darwin was spurred to action by Alfred Russel Wallace coming up with the same idea. At his blog, Jonathan Eisen wonders how this race between Darwin and Wallace would have played out today. "Would Darwin have taken the time to polish up his loose ends or would he have just rushed out his short paper on natural selection and then gotten caught up in the hype and debate?" he asks.
We Just Wonder What Darwin's Blog Would Be About
Jun 24, 2008