Friday, July 20, 2012

Today's all about science anniversaries!

36 years ago Viking I landed on Mars.

43 years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon, whilst Michael Collins orbited above.

155 years ago, Charles Darwin started writing an abstract that would go on to be On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

190 years ago, Gregor Mendal was born, he founded the science of genetics - before the discovery of DNA!

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