Blog Posts - Ernst Haeckel

Celebrating a Notorious Fraudster: Ernst Haeckel and His Tree of Life in Nature

Ernst Haeckel's tree of life (1866), public domain. Joel Kontinen A letter published in Nature sees Ernst Haeckel as a trailblazing scientist who built a more comprehensive tree of life than Darwin had done. Darwin’s initial version that he s...
by Joel Kontinen on Dec 17, 2016

Sharing evolution: The medium is the message

Ernst Haeckel, Geneological Tree of Humanity, 1891. I love the way science and art meet in this drawing. Of course, the science is no longer much good, apart from the general impression that Homo sapiens is one among many interrelated species (althou...

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