Damn it, it looks so simple

200 years ago Charles Darwin was born and changed us forever.


This guy realized –and proved– that all species have evolved over time from common ancestors through a process he called natural selection. “Arguably the most powerful idea ever”, or at least a neat thought which eventually killed Adam and Eve.

Evolution had started, growing up together with Mendel’s patterns of heredity, the discovery of DNA or the developmental biology. Before him we had no clue about life; philosophers, scientists, religious people, politicians, … all had said many things before, but it had to be Darwin the one to put as on the right track.

Once again, many thanks Charles and happy birthday!

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