Darwin: The "Reluctant Revolutionary" Charles Darwin is most remembered for his revolutionary theory of evolution. As a child, he hated school, but Darwin loved to read and to explore the natural world. Throughout his life he was constantly experimenting — with seeds, plants, worms, gases, and Galapagos flora and fauna — to understand the science of life.
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Darwin: The "Reluctant Revolutionary"

The revolutionary scientific work On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin was published in 1859. Courtesy of Huntington Library hide caption

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