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Audio slideshow: Charles Darwin

By Jo Pattison
BBC Kent

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is one of the most influential scientific
ideas ever conceived. He wrote most of 'On the Origin of Species' at his Kent home, Down House,
it was to be the book that changed science forever.

Photographs: Jo Pattison, Getty Images, HO/APF/Getty, The Linnean Society
Voices: Paige Aldridge, Ian Harkness, Natalie Gomez, Holly Robjohns, children working on the Charles Darwin: A
Genius in the Heart of London project (Westminister Archives & The Linnean Society)


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