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During the Darwin family's 1868 holiday in her Isle of Wight cottage, Julia Margaret Cameron took portraits showing the bushy beard Darwin grew between 1862 and 1866.

The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection l Blogpost

November 24th is World Evolution Day. It is celebrated because a paper was published that changed scientific thinking completely. On November 24, 1859, Charles Darwin published his work: On the Origin...

Painting of Charles Darwin

Podcast Episode 5 | The Idea that Changed the World: Darwin & Evolution by Natural Selection

Podcast on Darwin and Evolution by Natural Selection. Darwin's gave us the idea that changed the world.

Alexander von Humboldt painted by Joseph Karl Stieler

Alexander von Humboldt: A Scientist of Whom You’ve Never Heard l Blogpost

You may have heard of the Humboldt Current and of the Humboldt Penguins but you probably don’t know after whom they were named. A very influential scientist that you may never have heard of: Alexander...

The International Space Station in orbit above Earth

The International Space Station and 20 Years of Human Occupation

The International Space Station celebrated its 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation. The ISS has been continuously occupied since 2000, and thousands of experiments have been conducted ther...

Dwarf planet Pluto in False Colour

Pluto – The Planet That Wasn’t

Pluto - It used to be a Planet that wasn't and became a Dwarf Planet far out in the Solar System in the Kuiper Belt. Find out more about it.

Periodic Table of Elements

The Periodic Table of Elements – Infographic of Timeline

The Periodic Table of Elements was the work of many scientists and over 200 years of work. Here is an Infographic of its Timeline.

The Blue Marble Dec 7 1972 Apollo 17 NASA

Video Episode 21 | Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Earth's mass extinctions were Ordovician, Devonian, Permian, Triassic & Cretaceous which killed the dinosaurs. Now we are on to the 6th one called the Holocene.

Virtual Tours from Home by 360onhistory.com

Virtual Activities You can do from Home

You can virtually access tons of tours, museums, art galleries and libraries from home. Here is a list, which I will be updating on a regular basis. 

Image of a black hole and its event horizon, taken by the Event Horizon telescope in 2019

Video Episode 20 | What is a Black Hole?

Want to know what a black hole is, what is inside a black hole including the event horizon and singularity? We talk about quasars too.

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