Steve Jones

No Need for Geniuses

Steve Jones

Talk: No Need for Geniuses

Professor Steve Jones joined us to talk about his new book in which he takes us back to French Revolution, looking at the true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics. About the book: Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics.

Steve Jones

Steve Jones is a Senior Research Fellow at University College, London and has worked at universities in the USA, Australia and Africa. He gave the Reith Lectures in 1991 and presented a BBC TV series on human genetics and evolution in 1996. He appears frequently on radio and television.

No Need for Geniuses

Paris at the time of the French Revolution was the world capital of science. Its scholars laid the foundations of today's physics, chemistry and biology. They were true revolutionaries: agents of an upheaval both of understanding and of politics.

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