Darwin's private papers get Internet launch


  • World
  • Thursday, 17 Apr 2008

LONDON (Reuters) - The first draft of Charles Darwin's "On The Origin Of Species" is among a wealth of papers belonging to the intensely private man who changed science being published on the Internet on Thursday for the first time.

Comprising some 20,000 items and 90,000 images, the release on http://darwin-online.org.uk is the largest in history, according to the organisers from Cambridge University Library which holds all the Darwin papers.

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