Friday, August 19, 2005

Ernst Haeckel on Slate

Over at Slate they have a slide-show essay about Ernst Haeckel, 19th-century evolutionary theorist and subject of the new film Proteus.

Haeckel discovered, described and classified thousands of new species of one-celled sea creatures and he contributed with graphic work too.

This is what Science Magazine said about Nature's Beauty and Haeckel's Talents. Science Magazine is a member of AAAS and Evolution is on frontline in their pressroom. AAAS has defended the teaching of evolution in public school science classrooms.

Haeckel's has beautifull artwork, I think:
Original bits from Ernst Haeckel
Ernst Haeckel: Die Radiolarien (RHIZOPODA RADIARIA) Berlin, 1862
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