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50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Darwin's theory of evolution. After setting sail aboard the Beagle to carry out a scientific expedition, Charles Darwin made some surprising discoveries: using the example of finches on the Galapagos Islands, he concluded that each of the 13 species he found must have evolved from one common ancestor and adapted to best suit their environment.
This led to him developing his theory of evolution and identifying natural selection as the cause, both of which are explained in his world-famous On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
In just 50 minutes you will:
. Understand the context in which Darwin published his theory and the source of the many controversies surrounding it
. Learn more about Darwin's life and career and how it led him to his astounding discovery
. Analyse the progression of Darwin's work, including his travels, discoveries and the final publication of his theory after 20 years of development
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