The Welsh naturalist, Charles Darwin and the genesis of evolution

A controversial TV programme broadcast this week claims that Charles Darwin effectively stole his theory of evolution from Welsh naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace.

Alfred Russel Wallace from Usk in Monmouthshire, was hailed as the true father of evolution in the S4C documentary Darwin, y Cymro a’r Cynllwyn (Darwin, the Welshman and the Conspiracy). The Wallace Building at Swansea University is named after the scientist. Read more