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Darwin was not the first evolutionist

Duration: 02:16

Lisa Jardine, Rebecca Stott and Aileen Fyfe on the others who had evolutionary ideas. These scientists included zoologist Robert Grant, and Darwin’s own grandfather, Erasmus.

Available since: Wed 28 Aug 2013

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Seven Ages of Science Age of Inspiration

4/7 Lisa Jardine explores an age in which scientists took leaps of faith.

First broadcast: 27 Aug 2013

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