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Charles Darwin’s nemesis reconsidered

Richard Owen

Richard Owen

In his Laelaps blog, science writer Brian Switek explains how much of what you may have heard or read about Richard Owen, famed “anti-evolutionist” and nemesis of Charles Darwin, is in fact wrong.

Switek writes:

If we wish to tell the stories of highly-influential scientists like Darwin and Owen, the least we can do is try to accurately comprehend their words and what they meant by them.

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