How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)
- Published on: 11 June 2019
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As a scientific concept, evolution was revolutionary when it was first introduced. With the help of all three of our hosts and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s new Deep Time Hall, we’ll try to explain how evolution actually works and how we came to understand it.
This episode was written by Darcy Shapiro.
Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios
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Bowler, P. (2001). History of Evolutionary Ideas: The Modern Synthesis. ELS: Encyclopedia of the life sciences, 1-5.
Papavero, N., & Santos, C. F. M. D. (2014). Darwinian evolutionism? Contributions of Alfred Russel Wallace to the theory of evolution. Revista Brasileira de História, 34(67), 159-180.
- Runtime : 12:10
- dinosaurs dinos paleo paleontology scishow eons pbs pbs digital studios hank green john green complexly fossils natural history Charles Darwin Alfred Russell Wallace common ancestor. finches natural selection Cuvier Lyell Lamarck Malthus microevolution macroevolution heredity Mendel Morgan mutation Wright Haldane Aylmer peppered moths genetic drift gene flow Dobzhansky the Modern Synthesis DNA