Video 1: Robert Olby, clip 2
Professor of History Robert Olby teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, and has written several books on the history of genetics, including Origins of Mendelism and The Path to the Double Helix.
father of genetics, history of genetics, experimental design, mendelism, Robert Olby
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To whom was Mendel's paper distributed?
Description of Mendel's Paper
The danger of invoking unobservable entities in science.
Mendel's rediscovery: two of the three rediscoverers had read Mendel's paper.
Comparing Mendel to Doppler: the need to widely publicize findings.
Were Mendel's results too perfect?: Examining his numbers.
Were Mendel's results too perfect?: Summary and opinion.
Was Mendel "well connected" in the scientific community?
Mendel's personality & character: fighting a Monestary tax effectively ends his research career.
Mendel's personality & character: his inability to handle stress.