Darwin’s Beagle sails again

Posted on: 11th November 2008

Categories: Project news

London Evening Standard

It was the ship that carried Charles Darwin to the Galapagos Islands nearly 180 years ago, enabling him to make his breakthrough on the theory of evolution.

Now another HMS Beagle will depart on a new voyage of scientific discovery - this time with the help of sat-nav, engines and guidance from space.

The Beagle Trust plans to build a £5million replica of the 19th-century vessel and use it to research the effects of plankton on the world's oceans… Read more

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Evening Standard 11 November 2008