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Copying Pictures, Evidencing Evolution

- May 18, 2016 in copying, creationism, ernst haeckel, evolution, haeckel's embryos, intelligent design, Science & Medicine

Copying — unoriginal, dull, and derivative by definition — can be creative, contested, and consequential in its effects. Nick Hopwood tracks Haeckel’s embryos, some of the most controversial pictures in the history of science, and explores how copying put them among the most widely seen.