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The anniversary of one of the worlds most important books

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23 November 2009

Darwin
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Darwin's Origin of Species is 150 years old

On november 24 2009,  it is 150 years that Charles Darwin published his book that changed the scientific world.

On RouteYou, we looked into the locations and tours related to this monument in science, so you can go and experience his story. 

Check out 12 places linked to this great mind:
  1. Shrewbury (his birthplace)
  2. Westminster Abbey (where he is burried)
  3. Church of Downe (where he was supposed to get burried)
  4. Christ's College, Cambridge (where he read about divine design and Alexander von Humboldt)
  5. Royal Society at Carlton House Terrace (where he was elected  Fellow of the Royal Society)
  6. Isle of White (where he spent his holidays with his family and where the famous picture on the left was taken)
  7. Jardin des Plantes, Paris (where there is a statue of Lamarck, the 'alternative' theory)
  8. Gower Street, London (where he lived for a while)
  9. Down House (the house where he lived)
  10. Maer (the place where he poposed to his cousing Emma Wedgewood to marry him)
  11. Darwin Sound in the Beagle Channel
  12. Isabela Island on Galapagos

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