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Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species (1859)

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Sesquicentennial of the Publication of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species (1859)

Origin of Species (1859) in which he put forward the idea that all species evolve over time from common ancestors by a process which he called “natural selection.” It was based upon the evidence he had accumulated when he traveled on the H.M.S. Beagle on its 2nd voyage to survey South America between 1831-36.

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Last modified April 13, 2016