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Charles Darwin’s 200th Birthday

Charles_Darwin
Charles Darwin

Thursday (Feb 12, 2009) is Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday! Happy Birthday Chuck! I had to pull my dust covered copy out today and do a little celebrating! NPR has also been celebrating his birthday with many great discussions and stories!

White-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch


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13 responses

  1. I’m an NPR junkie – I’ll have to tune in for the Darwin stories! Love the nuthatch photo – he looks so friendly!

    11 February 2009 at 7:53 pm

  2. Happy birthday, Chuck!
    A forward thinker, Darwin. I wonder what innovation he would contribute to the world, were he still in it.

    11 February 2009 at 8:10 pm

  3. Corinne

    Thank you for reminding me:-) Love the nuthatch pic:-)

    11 February 2009 at 8:28 pm

  4. Tom

    Happy birthday Charles!

    11 February 2009 at 8:46 pm

  5. Bo

    Amazing that two such illustrious men–Abe Lincoln and Chas Darwin–were born on the same day, same year.

    11 February 2009 at 8:57 pm

  6. The NYTimes Science section on Tuesday was all about Darwin. A couple of excellent pieces.
    He was a true genius, and a brave man.

    11 February 2009 at 10:36 pm

  7. I’ll have to point out this post to my hubby (who’s been working on “the Darwin book” for a while now.)

    12 February 2009 at 12:03 am

  8. No mention of Darwin on CNN this morning–I will have to listen to NPR.

    12 February 2009 at 9:37 am

  9. Kind of ironic that we were just talking about Darwin in Biology the other week, also, along with Darwin, today is President Lincoln’s 200th birthday!

    12 February 2009 at 10:32 am

  10. Happy Bicentenial Darwin! Glad you reminded me!

    12 February 2009 at 1:31 pm

  11. Lisa at Greenbow

    Were you up on that roof with the nuthatch? Great picture. That Charlie, he was a busy boy.

    12 February 2009 at 8:23 pm

  12. Marg

    Happy Belated Chuck

    (I don’t think he’ll mind that I’m late 😉

    13 February 2009 at 7:17 am

  13. I love the image Tom, I wish I could just take the leap to avian photography, you do really nice work !!

    13 February 2009 at 3:34 pm

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