Science: A Shrine

Prof. Karl Pearson presented, through the press, a moving appeal for American financial assistance in preserving the home of Charles Darwin at Down, Kent, offered for sale, as a memorial museum and experiment station for research in evolution and genetics. Darwin lived there from 1842 until his death in 1882, and most of his books, including the Origin of Species and the Descent of Man, were written there. The New York Evening Post, commenting on Prof. Pearson's plea that the war has left England too poor to do this, says: "Americans should be proud...

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