Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Friday, 12 July 2019

Top auction sales

Last month saw a 1859 first edition of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection auctioned for $500,075. Elsewhere, for a mere $2.3 million one could have procured a, somewhat larger, 150 million year old allosaurus skeleton

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