Explore Darwin's historical journey aboard H.M.S Beagle in this story infographic from the Cambridge Library Collection .
Re-live the journey and discover over 150 extremely rare books aboard Dawin's Beagle library including key scientific book publications, covering geology, botany, zoology, navigation, and geography.
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Darwin and the “web of complex relations”
Darwin was sick most of the time. He spent his adult life trying to recover from the physical toll taken by his famous Beagle voyage. But he was also fascinated by disease, especially diseases, like rabies, that could infect animals as well as humans. For…
Thereza Story-Maskelyne 1834–1926
Marie Curie at 150 – Celebrating Women in STEM The enigmatic female figure on the cover of Darwin and Women, pointing a telescope at a murky sea, is Thereza Dillwyn Llewelyn, the daughter of the Welsh photographic pioneer John Dillwyn Llewelyn and h…