TIME article: Evolution's Big Bang

Russell Munves rmunves at nyc.pipeline.com
Sat Dec 16 11:09:37 EST 1995


On Dec 12, 1995 02:41:52 in article <TIME article: Evolution's Big Bang>,
'willikh0 at seraph1.sewanee.edu (coon dog)' wrote: 
 
 
>i'm not quite an evolutionary biologist yet, but the article in TIME a 
>couple weeks ago really peaked my interest...  1) i'd love to hear some 
>reactions from "the pros" on the topic, 2) are any of you as fascinated by

>the chaos (complexity) theory-evolution connection as i am?, and 3) who 
>among you has read the sequal to jurassic park (it is wholly and 
>completely about this subject...  it even includes the santa fe 
>institute), and what are your reactions?  Is there anyone from the santa 
>fe institute lurking about out there?  could you tell me exactly what it 
>is you do? 
 
I am not from the Santa Fe Institute but if your are very interested in the
topic, I suggest you read Stuart Kauffman's, AT HOME IN THE UNIVERSE,
Oxford University Press, 1995.  It is written for the general public
(provided you don't mind substantial mental to follow all the examples and
illustration). 
 
I am finding it fascinating. 
 
Regard, 
 
Russell Munves



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