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Episode 2 of 4

Charles Darwin is an international celebrity following the publication of On the Origin of Species. But Austrian priest Gregor Mendel holds the key to the process of heredity.

Adam Hart-Davis explores spectacular years in the history of science.

Charles Darwin is an international celebrity following the publication of On the Origin of Species. Growing peas in a monastic garden a thousand miles away, however, Austrian priest Gregor Mendel holds the key to the process of heredity, the missing link in Darwin's theory.

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Tue 19 May 2009 16:00