Editorial

Ravi, Chitra (2018) Editorial. i wonder.... ISSN 2582-1636

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Abstract

On 27th December, 1831, after much delay, a ship lifted anchor from Barn Pool, near Davenport, England. Soon to become one of the most famous ships in history, it was headed on a two year expedition to conduct a hydrographic survey of the southern coasts of South America. Just before it set out, the captain of the ship, a 24-year old aristocrat, gave his companion, a 22-year old naturalist, a copy of a recently published book. Little could he have imagined the profound impact that this simple action would have on his companion’s life or on our understanding of the natural world.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Ravi, Chitra
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Editorial, i wonder...
Subjects: Natural Sciences
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i Wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/3496
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