9 December 2009

Why we need a new Beagle (reason 4,283)

Edward O. Wilson on a recent Guardian Science Extra podcast (quote begins at 11:27):

You couldn't duplicate Darwin today. We have lots of young men and women now with comparable dedication, but they can't develop the way that Darwin did. There is no equivalent opportunity like the voyage of the Beagle.

Not yet, Prof. Wilson.

Not yet.

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