In article <philipr.741399337 at extro.ucc.su.OZ.AU> philipr at extro.ucc.su.OZ.AU (Philip Rhoades) writes:
>I saw a doco a while ago about a fellow who was working on the explosion
>of species during the Paleozoic (?) and want to get in contact with him or
>other appropriate people. I am interested in explanations/theories of
>hyper-evolution and periods of rapid speciation. I am thinking about some
>>Does anyone have an e-mail address for the Smithsonian Institute?
>Anyone else got info on this stuff?
You might try starting with David Swofford - author of PAUP - who is
now at the Smithsonian:
swofford at onyx.si.edu
Best of luck,
danj at welchgate.welch.jhu.edu