The Huxleys: Revolutionising science, nature and culture

In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Huxley family profoundly reshaped how humans think about themselves and their effect on this planet. Join Alison Bashford, in conversation with Adam Rutherford, as they explore three generations of Huxleys. From their scientific achievements to what went on in their private lives.

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Alison Bashford is a leading historian of science and Laureate Professor of History at the University of New South Wales.

Dr Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster. He studied genetics at University College London, and during his PhD on the developing eye, he was part of a team that identified the first genetic cause of a form of childhood blindness.


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