The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries

The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries The Evidence and the People Who Found It Donald R. Prothero

In The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries, Donald R. Prothero explores the most fascinating breakthroughs in piecing together the evidence for evolution. In twenty-five vignettes, he recounts the dramatic stories of the people who made crucial discoveries, placing each moment in the context of what it represented for the progress of science. He tackles topics like what it means to see evolution in action and the distance between species in space and time, following figures from Darwin to lesser-known researchers as they unlock the mysteries of the fossil record, the earth, and the universe. The book also features the stories of animal species strange and familiar, including humans--and our ties to some of our closest relatives and more distant cousins. Prothero's wide-ranging tales showcase awe-inspiring and bizarre aspects of nature and the powerful insights they give us into the way that life works. Brisk and entertaining while firmly grounded in fundamental science, The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries is a captivating read for anyone curious about the evidence for evolution and what it means for humanity.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9780231190367
Uitgever
Columbia University Press
Druk
1e
Datum
29-09-2020
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
376 pp.
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Genre
Wetenschap

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