Ernst Haeckel.

Ernst Haeckel.

The state of the universe.
Aug. 18 2005 12:28 PM

Ernst Haeckel

Evolution's controversial artist.

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Click here to read a slide-show essay about Ernst Haeckel, 19th-century evolutionary theorist and subject of the new film Proteus.

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