Evolution Revolution Then and Now

  • 300


    Taoism regards humans, nature and the heavens as existing in a state of "constant transformation" known as the Tao. This is an early believe of evolution. This started about 300 BC
  • 560

    Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    Augustine of Hippo,wrote that the creation story in Genesis should not be read too literally.
  • Jan 12, 610

    Humans and Animals

    Humans and Animals
    Proposals that one type of animal, even humans, could descend from other types of animals, are known to go back to the first pre-Socratic Greek philosophers. Anaximander of Miletus. (This actually took place 610 BC
  • First Pecitction on when time began.

    First Pecitction on when time began.
    James Ussher says that creation began on, Sunday October, 23 4004 BC. This was an early theory that ment all living thing began on this day.
  • Plants must be evolving

    Plants must be evolving
    Carolus Linnaeus begins to think that the plants around him were evolving slowy, ntu he did not totally understans why and how though.
  • Millions of Years

    Millions of Years
    Erasmus Darwin proposed that things have been evoloving for millions of years.
  • Elephant Fun

    Elephant Fun
    Georges Cuvier published his findings on the differences between living elephants and those found in the fossil record. His analysis identified mammoths and mastodons as distinct species, different from any living animal
  • Christian fews on things.

    Christian fews on things.
    Thomas Aquinas felt that the autonomy of nature was a sign of God's goodness and that there was no conflict between the concept of a divinely created universe, and the idea that the universe may have evolved over time. He felt that it is ok to say things are evolving.
  • Lamarak's Theory

    Lamarak's Theory
    Lamarck added to the theory of evolution by saying, Alchemical complexifying force drove organisms up a ladder of complexity, and a second environmental force adapted them to local environments through use and disuse of characteristics, differentiating them from other organisms.

    George Cuvier discovered that animals that did not adpat ended up going extinct. He was the first man to discover dinosaur bones.
  • Huxley

    Thomas Huxley showed that Owen, another scientist, was mistaken in claiming that the brains of gorillas lacked a structure present in human brains. Huxley summarized his argument in his highly influential 1863 book Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature.
  • Orgin of Species makes first impact

    Orgin of Species makes first impact
    Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species on November 24, 1859 and forever changed the way humans think about science. It's not an exaggeration to say that Darwin's landmark work became one of the most influential books in history.
  • God made it.

    God made it.
    Theistic evolution (a term promoted by Darwin's greatest American advocate Asa Gray) was the idea that God intervened in the process of evolution to guide it in such a way that the living world could still be considered to be designed. (This theory ened up being rejected.)
  • Genetics

    The term "genetics" was formed to help medical doctors and scientist srudy more of human life. Reasearch showed that changes in an organism's body will be past down.
  • AIDS in the game

    AIDS in the game
    AIDS, a deadly disease where bad cells evlove quickly in blood stream in order to kill its host. An article was posted in 1981 all about the new discovery. It was named later in 1982.
  • Pokemon

    The theory that Japenese anime creature can evolve.
  • Micorevolution

    Shows that in some cases non genetic changes to an organism can be inherited and it has been suggested that such inheritance can help with adaptation to local conditions and affect evolution.
  • Gene Stuff

    Gene Stuff
    By the first decade of the 21st century it had become accepted that in some cases such environmental factors could affect the expression of genes in subsequent generations even though the offspring were not exposed to the same environmental factors, and there had been no genetic changes.
  • Human Evolution

    Human Evolution
    Scientist journey to South Africa to find million year old human bones. Some has ape like features along with human like features as well.
  • Tree of Life

    Tree of Life
    Lamarck dicovers that all thing began at s simple tree of life in the beginign of time.
  • Self Organising

    Self Organising
    The idea of self-organizing processes of development as factors directing the course of evolution, came out.