It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones who are most responsive to change
- 19th century, England: a little boy is running frantically to get to school on time. His name is Charles Darwin.
- December 27 1831, Darwin, now aged 22, boards the Beagle, a Royal Naval vessel.
- 1859, London: customers in a bookshop jostle for copies of “On the Origin of Species”, his most famous book.
These three intimately connected events will lead to the development and then to the spread of the theory of evolution, which will turn our way of seeing the world upside down.