Charles Darwin

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  • Birth of Charles Robert Darwin and best known accolade.

    Birth of Charles Robert Darwin and best known accolade.
    Charles Robert Darwin born 12 February, 1809; in Shrewsbury, England. Died April 19, 1882; in Downe, England. Buried in Westminster Abbey, London. Darwin is best known for his works in naturalism and observational theories associated with his study of the Galapagos Islands and natural selection. His proposals were in direct conflict with the excepted truths provided by the church during his era.
  • Voyage of the HMS Beagle

    Voyage of the HMS Beagle
    Darwin's five year voyage around the globe which allotted the famed study of the Galapagos Islands and provided the insight to the theory of "The origin of Species". In addition to his famed publishing, Darwin benefitted from several other observations which influenced his work. Such Influences were the discovery of various fossils, placement of organisms in the sea leading to assumptions of underwater terrain, and treatment of native humans in conflict with "civilized" man.
  • Divination of Natural Selection and Theory of Evolution

    Divination of Natural Selection and Theory of Evolution
    Due to constraints imposed upon his studies by the church, Darwin continued his studies and formulated his hypothesis in secret for nearly twenty years. The manner of Darwin’s studies were in direct opposition to the churches and would have labeled him as a heretic. During the refinement of his studies, Darwin pondered the topics of slavery, man’s place in the world, “law of succession”, causes of extinction, man’s tribal aspects, and “natural selection”.
  • Publication of “The Origin of Species”

    Publication of “The Origin of Species”
    Darwin conducted experiments to fortify his theory of “natural selection”, which he dubbed “artificial selection” due to lab constraints. He reformatted his thoughts of truth for adaptation to environment to rather being a variable which would either fail or succeed. With changes to the demeanor of the church, the sciences were more adept to insight previously viewed as a taboo. This drove Darwin towards his publication out of secrecy. https://youtu.be/urSNtaQKOAk