In partnership with Tasmania's Mona Foma festival, a talk by Professor Barbara Holland with a special introduction by Mona Foma curator and Violent Femmes bass guitarist Brian Ritchie, who composed the music for the episode.
The field of phylogenetics describes how all living things are related, and can be traced back to a common ancestor (one of Darwin’s key insights). As you wander through the ancient geological formation of Launceston’s Cataract Gorge, a reflection on using mathematical tools to understand evolution, species diversity, and what ties us all together.
The suggested walking location for this episode is Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania.
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