Friday, February 12, 2010

February 12 Birthday: Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, naturalist
Feb. 12, 1809-Apr. 19, 1882

The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin by Peter Sis (Walker, 2003)

Darwin’s life and ideas are detailed through the text and illustrations. Notes and diary entries from Darwin’s work as well as maps and timelines illuminate the text.

Read what orchidologists have to say about Darwin, his work with orchids and its impact on scientific knowledge.