Charles Darwin (Feb 12,1809- Apr 19,1882)

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    1831 Voyage

    This entry focuses on Darwin's contributions specifically in 1831. In which he left on a voyage ship under the Navy. The main point of the trip was to survey the coast and Darwin just went as an extra person to give more information if needed. During this trip he collected many specimens from the coast which consisted of samples of rocks, animals, and plants and put them in crates to send back to England for further studies which lead to groundbreaking discoveries.
  • 1836 Work Continued

    In 1831 Darwin sent many samples back to England which led to many scientific discoveries in the later years, especially in 1836. Some of these fossils which helped lead to advances in understanding the shape of Earth. Mainly the plants and animals helped contribute to his idea on natural selection. Darwin's definition of natural selection is defined by,
  • 1839 Journal of Research Published

    In 1839 Darwin published his first published book known as the Journal of Research which focused on the geology and natural history of various countries. This book focused on his voyage which he took in 1831 on the H.M.S Beagle. The book contributed to the philosophy of science in regard to the aspect of studying living things and the evolution of species by natural selection.
  • 1859 Origin of Species

    IN 1859 Darwin published the book known as Origin of Species. This book was significant because it was not only published, but it also sold 1500 copies. The book is also known as Darwin's "Big Book" focusing on the groundwork of human evolution. This book is important because it became the significant texts of modern science.
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