"Variation" – Darwin150 Lecture 2 by Professor Jonathan Weiner

We had a great lecture tonight live from Columbia University by Professor Jonathan Weiner.

His talk – “On Variation” – was the second lecture of our five-part Darwin150 lecture series. Professor Weiner won a Pulitzer Prize for his wonderful book, “Beak of the Finch”, which shows evolution – and specifically variation – in action among “Darwin’s finches” in the Galapagos Islands (and details the multi-decade work of Princeton biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant).

You can listen to the lecture either now on this webpage or later as a podcast. 

To listen live simply click on the link below and it should start playing. 

To listen later as a podcast, then right click on the link below and choose “Download Linked File.” This will download the file to your computer and you can then put it into iTunes (or your non-Apple player mp3 software).  Thanks! Phil

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