Darwin's First Theory
by Rob Wesson
NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview of Rob Wesson's Darwin's First Theory: Exploring Darwin's Quest for a Theory of Earth (Pegasus Books, 2017). The preview consists of chapter 14, "From Natural Selection to Plate Tectonics," which offers a personal and historical exploration of the connections between Darwin's travel and science and the development of modern plate tectonics. Rob Wesson is a Scientist Emeritus at the United States Geological Survey.