ASSEMBLY: Copernicus and Darwin

Sunday, August 21

10:30am | Lower Assembly Hall

Member Steve Hansen speaking

Both Copernicus and Darwin wrote books that upended the way we look at the universe and our place in it. Both Copernicus and Darwin were religious men who were dismayed by where their findings had taken them, and waited decades to make their thoughts public. Both books resulted in fame three generations later. These parallels and their differences will be explored.

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