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SMP 10/10/09 | How Fast is Evolution? | Speaker: Phillip Gingerich

Saturday, October 10, 2009
12:00 AM
170 & 182 Dennison Building

Speaker: Professor Philip Gingerich, (U-M Geological Sciences/Director, Museum of Paleontology)

Charles Darwin wrote that natural selection will always act very slowly, over long intervals of time, and generally on a very few inhabitants of a region at the same time. What did he know 150 years ago about rates? And what do we know now?

This lecture is part of the LSA Museums Theme Semester.