Articles with keyword "Science"
The monk and his pea plants were just the beginning of the anguish over societal values.
The young naturalist rides with gauchos, battles a tidal wave, and develops a theory of evolution.
An English countess creates the basis for computer software.
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
From Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture, published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.
Jefferson Lecturer Leon Kass describes his journey from medical school to the heart of the humanities.
The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.