According to the author’s bio on the back flap, Charles Galton Darwin was a physicist and a grandson of Charles Darwin. His godfather was Sir Francis Galton the famous eugenicist. His close relatives included the Huxleys, Keyneses and Barlows.
According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Galton_Darwin),
‘Sir Charles Galton Darwin, KBE, MC, FRS (18 December 1887 – 31 December 1962) … served as director of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) during the Second World War … spending much of the war years working on the Manhattan Project coordinating the American, British, and Canadian efforts… On his retirement, his attention turned to issues of population, genetics and eugenics…
In The Next Million Years, Darwin presents his ideas about the long-term future and possible methods for modifying – or breeding – human beings and controlling the human population.
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