Issue 24 – Evolution special: Origin of a theory, the end of evolution

Dec-Jan 2009

In this issue of Cosmos Magazine, we ponder if human have stopped evolving, and ask was Charles Darwin the genius behind the greatest revolution in science, or did he merely state the obvious? Visit snowball Earth of 800 million years ago, entombed in ice, but the catalyst for complex life. Plus, discover what twins can tell us about our genes, and find out if we're too late to save the Barrier Reef from ocean acidification.