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How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

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Watch the Deep Time Hall livestream here: https://www.facebook.com/EonsPBS/vide... You can set a reminder on that post to be notified when it goes live! Don’t forget to check out When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time: https://www.pbs.org/tpt/when-whales-w... As a scientific concept, evolution was revolutionary when it was first introduced. With the help of all three of our hosts and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s new Deep Time Hall, we’ll try to explain how evolution actually works and how we came to understand it. This episode was written by Darcy Shapiro. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Super special thanks to the following Patreon patrons for helping make Eons possible: Katie Fichtner, Anthony Callaghan, Zachary Spencer, Stefan Weber, Ilya Murashov, Charles Kahle, Robert Amling, Po Foon Kwong, Larry Wilson, Merri Snaidman, Renzo Caimi Ordenes, John Vanek, Neil H. Gray, Esmeralda Rupp-Spangle, Gregory Donovan, الخليفي سلطان, Gabriel Cortez, Marcus Lejon, Robert Arévalo, Robert Hill, Todd Dittman, Betsy Radley, PS, Philip Slingerland, Jose Garcia, Eric Vonk, Tony Wamsley, Henrik Peteri, Jonathan Wright, Jon Monteiro, James Bording, Brad Nicholls, Miles Chaston, Michael McClellan, Jeff Graham, Maria Humphrey, Nathan Paskett, Connor Jensen, Daisuke Goto, Hubert Rady, Gregory Kintz, Tyson Cleary, Chandler Bass, Maly Lor, Joao Ascensao, Tsee Lee, Sarah Fritts, Alex Yan If you'd like to support the channel, head over to http://patreon.com/eons and pledge for some cool rewards! Want to follow Eons elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/eonsshow Twitter - https://twitter.com/eonsshow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/eonsshow/ References: https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/cuv... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/lam... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/darw... http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/i... http://wallacefund.info/content/biogr... http://wallacefund.info/content/1858-... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://www.nature.com/scitable/topic... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/li... https://www.nature.com/scitable/knowl... https://phys.org/news/2018-08-truth-d... https://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolib... https://www.wired.com/2010/09/florida... Bowler, P. (2001). History of Evolutionary Ideas: The Modern Synthesis. ELS: Encyclopedia of the life sciences, 1-5. Papavero, N., & Santos, C. F. M. D. (2014). Darwinian evolutionism? Contributions of Alfred Russel Wallace to the theory of evolution. Revista Brasileira de História, 34(67), 159-180. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/p...