Robert Olby, clip 1
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.
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Description of Mendel's Paper
The danger of invoking unobservable entities in science.
Why should Mendel be considered the Father of Genetics?
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.
Mendel's rediscovery: two of the three rediscoverers had read Mendel's paper.
Was Mendel "well connected" in the scientific community?
Was Mendel disappointed that his paper was not widely read?
Mendel's personality & character: fighting a Monestary tax effectively ends his research career.