The Animated Life of A.R. Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace

From the NY Times  --  Although Alfred Russel Wallace made one of the most important scientific discoveries in history, he’s been all but forgotten. A contemporary of Charles Darwin, Wallace was the other guy to discover natural selection – the evolutionary process whereby better adapted organisms are more likely to survive and pass on their traits than less adapted ones.  In honor of the centennial of his death (Nov. 7, 1913), The New York Times has an article and short film that celebrates the extraordinary life and lasting scientific contributions of the other, arguably more colorful discoverer of natural selection.

Read the article and view the video.

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