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Professor Iain McCalman, University of Sydney
Charles Darwin series, 26 February 2009
Historian Iain McCalman explores the dominant scientific attitudes to ideas of evolution in Britain in the years before Darwin’s Origin is published. He explains why evolution was widely regarded as a lunatic theory and was resisted so fiercely.
Dr Barry Jones
Charles Darwin series, 9 December 2008
Writer, lawyer and former science minister Barry Jones opens the Charles Darwin exhibition at the National Museum of Australia.
Professor Henry Nix, Australian National University
Ludwig Leichhardt series, 15 June 2007
Scientist Henry Nix argues that had explorer Ludwig Leichhardt lived, he could have published the results of his scientific observations and joined the company of peers including Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin.