4 July 2008

Niles Eldredge, an appreciation by Sandwalk

If you haven't bookmarked Sandwalk, do so. And go and read Larry's appreciation of Niles Eldredge's science writing. Eldredge is something of legend: he coauthored the 1973 paper on punctuated equilibrium with the late Steven Jay Gould and is now curator of palaeontology at the American Museum of Natural History.

Oh, and we're delighted - in a running round punching the air kind of way - that he's agreed to become a director of the American Friends of Beagle. More on which later.

1 comment:

Richard Carter, FCD said...

Congratulations, that's great news.

Talking of which, here's a dingbat for you:

e.q;u-i:l"i'b(r)i[u]m

...punctuated equilibrium, geddit?