On Charles Darwin’s use of photography in his book about human and animal emotions.
Writing tagged: ‘science’
Book review: ‘Kindred’ by Rebecca Wragg Sykes
An introduction to our formerly maligned cousins.
I have been interviewed for the local HebWeb site.
Book review: ‘The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being’ by Alice Roberts
Evolution and the making of us.
Book review: ‘Darwin’s Backyard’ by James T Costa
How small experiments led to a big theory.
Newsletter No. 12: ‘Unspeakable things beneath the shrubs’
Mark E Smith · Alan Bennett · Carl Linnaeus · Ronald Blythe · human evolution · flu epidemics · Great Exhibition of the North · Charles Darwin · insects · introverts · Virginia Woolf · John Tyndall
Book review: ‘Improbable Destinies’ by Jonathan Losos
How predictable is evolution?
In celebration of my adopted star.
Book review: ‘Built on Bones’ by Brenna Hassett
15,000 years of urban life and death.
Book review: ‘Pilgrim at Tinker Creek’ by Annie Dillard
Pulitzer-Prize-winning ruminations on the natural world.
Book review: ‘Man of Iron’ by Julian Glover
Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain.
Newsletter No. 3: ‘Peaking too soon’
Patti Smith · when your taste exceeds your talent · Spinosa · giant snowballs · reconciling longitude · two toddlers in a trench coat · opinions that need to be justified · Earth's days lengthen · the universe has 20 times more galaxies than we thought · dinosaur tail preserved in amber · John Berger