Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Fact of the Day: Darwin and Wallace

While Charles Darwin is synonymous with evolution, another man independently co-founded the theory of evolution through natural selection. His name was Alfred Russel Wallace, who was also a British naturalist like Darwin. When On The Origin of Species was published, Wallace was one of Darwin's biggest defenders. 

17 comments:

  1. how come we never hear about wallace?

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  2. ^ yeah. how come we never studied Wallace in science class? oh the world is unfair. :\

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  3. It's a shame Wallace didn't get as much recognition for his work as he deserved!

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  4. Both of them had so much going for evolution, why don't people listen to them?

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  5. Last week I saw a film, Master and commander and it had to do with this subject. I don´t know if one of the characters was him. Kisses:)

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  6. well they were one of the most noble man in science history

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  7. YAY Wallace:) Agree with the comment above...it is a shame he didn't get much credit.

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  8. And Lord Kelvin was his first enemy...Baci Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  9. It's funny I've never heard of him.

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  10. Interesting! I too haven't heard of him!

    betty

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  11. oh! never heard of him ... it's good to know

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  12. I've never heard of this man. I wonder why...

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  13. interesting. Also like the new wall paper in your blog.
    www.thoughtsofpaps.com

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  14. I'm not surprised more people haven't heard of him.

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