Comienzan las conmemoraciones, reflexiones y festejos (Happy birthday Charly!).
A continuación algunos enlaces para empezar a palpitar el Año Darwiniano:
The Year of Darwin, Science
Excerpt: Science is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species and the 200th anniversary of the author's birth with a variety of news features, scientific reviews and other special content, all collected here.
- Source: The Year of Darwin, Science
Darwin 200: The other strand, Nature
Editor's Note: This article discusses cultural evolution, and how genes are not sufficient to understand how humanity evolved.
Excerpt: Barely a decade after Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, he and his long-time correspondent Alfred Russel Wallace were engaged in a fierce debate.
- Source: Darwin 200: The other strand, Erika Check Hayden, DOI: 10.1038/457776a, Nature 457, 776-779, 2009/02/11
Humanity and evolution, Nature
Excerpt: Although history is not made entirely, or even mostly, by prominent men and women, two great exceptions to that rule were born exactly 200 years ago today, on 12 February 1809: Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln.
See Also: Darwin 200 online collection.
- Source: Humanity and evolution, Editorial, DOI: 10.1038/457763a, Nature 457, 763-764, 2009/02/12
Big Year For Darwin, But What Would He Make Of The Climate Change Ahead?, ScienceDaily
Excerpts: Charles Darwin may have been born 200 years ago come Feb. 12, but his theory of evolution remains an everyday touchstone for modern biologists. And while the Origin of Species author might not have known the term "global warming," he wouldn't have been surprised that the environment is changing. He would, however, be astonished by the speed at which it's happening today, researchers believe. "Every species is under temporary permanence," says (...).
- Source: Big Year For Darwin, But What Would He Make Of The Climate Change Ahead?, ScienceDaily &
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Excerpt: The 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin falls on 12 February 2009. Darwin was arguably the most influential scientist of modern times. No single researcher has since matched his collective impact on the natural and social sciences; on politics, religions, and philosophy; on art and cultural relations, and in ways that the man himself would never have imagined.
- Source: Darwin 200, Nature