6 years ago
Thursday, March 18, 2010
No small surprise that Charles Darwin, while formulating his theories of evolution, sipped his share of tea.
There was much ballyhoo last year as the world (science-loving folk, anyway) observed the anniversary of Darwin's birth and his publication of The Origin of Species. (Hey, hey, someone even came up a Darwinian cocktail — containing white tea!) Here are several scientists sitting down in front of a very staged, never-touched cup to talk about what they would ask Darwin if they were sharing a pot in the tea room at Down House: