Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale: The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth
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BeschreibungMutant moths and feuding scientists--this is the real story behind the most famous experiment in 20th-century evolutionary biology. A story of hubris and heartbreak, "Of Moths and Men" reveals as much about the internecine battles of science as it does about the mysteries of evolution.
PortraitJudith Hooper has written for The Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times Book Review, and many other publications; she is the author of The Three-Pound Universe. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
PressestimmenA stunning revelation of evolutionary theory and practice. Hooper contributes significantly to the history of science scholarship. --Lynn Margulis, Distinguished University Professor of Geoscience, University of Massachussetts
Untertitel: American. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: W W NORTON & CO INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 377 Seiten