The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Happy Birthday, Evolution! Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/31949/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Richard Dawkins, biologist, "professor of the Public Understanding of Science" at Oxford University author of many books on science, most recently, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution, talks about Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, which was published on 24 November 1859.