21 Apr 2022

Darwin's 'stolen' notebooks returned to Cambridge University

From Nine To Noon, 9:20 am on 21 April 2022
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Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Alexander Turnbull Library

Two of Charles Darwin's notebooks have been returned 22 years after they went missing from Cambridge University Library. The small leather-bound books are worth many millions of dollars and include the scientist's "tree of life" sketch. Lynn speaks with Professor Jim Secord, a world authority on Darwin,  and Director of the Darwin Correspondence Project at the Cambridge University Library.