Darwin Illness

797 views
729 views

Published on

Some Australian Observations
upon the Prolonged Illness
of
Charles Darwin

A delightful piece of prose in a style CP Snow may have appreciated which asks the question 'would Darwin have chucked a sickie?'

Presented at the RiAus to a re-launch of the South Australian chapter of the Australian Science Communicators association by Dr Rob Morrison.

Yes, that Rob Morrison of the Curiosity Show.

(c)2009 Rob Morison - used with permission.

Published in: Education, Technology, Lifestyle
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
797
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
20
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Darwin Illness

  1. 1. Some Australian Observations<br />upon the Prolonged Illness<br />of <br />Charles Darwin<br />Dr Rob Morrison<br />
  2. 2. CP Snow: The Two Cultures; 1959<br />
  3. 3. Ships<br />
  4. 4. Early Surgeons<br />
  5. 5. The Fatal Shore<br />
  6. 6. Charles<br />Boy<br />Young Man<br />Robert, Father<br />Erasmus, Grandfather<br />Parents, Robert & Susannah<br />
  7. 7. Captain Fitzroy, Beagle<br />
  8. 8. Darwin in Australia<br />
  9. 9. Early Sydney<br />
  10. 10. Convict Chain Gangs<br />
  11. 11. HMS Beagle<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Down House<br />
  14. 14. Life and Work at Down House<br />
  15. 15. Darwin<br />at Down<br />
  16. 16. Alfred Russell Wallace<br />
  17. 17. Some influential friends<br />Lyell<br />Hooker<br />Huxley<br />
  18. 18. On the Origin of Species; Nov 24 1859<br />
  19. 19. Alfred Russell Wallace Charles Robert Darwin<br />
  20. 20. Charles Robert Darwin, 1809-1882<br />

×