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Witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists' eyes. With Brian Cox and Robin Ince


Alfred Russel Wallace

July 22nd, 2013

Episode 81 of 145 episodes

Brian Cox and Robin Ince discuss the life and works of Alfred Russel Wallace, the lesser known co-founder of the theory of evolution by natural selection. They are joined on stage by biologists Steve Jones and Aoife McLysaght and comedian Tony Law to ask whether Wallace is the great unsung hero of biology and why it was Darwin who seems to have walked away with all the glory.