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Fred Hoyle has made a good living by writing about science in a simple and comprehensible style. He retains this style in Mathematics of Evolution. The interested reader will be rewarded with a new perspective on neo-Darwinian evolution.
Although Sir Fred Hoyle’s book “Mathematics of Evolution” is not for the layman in that it treats of evolution by the use of highly complex mathematical formulae, the average... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Francis A. Andrew
I haven't read the book. However, its basic premise that "neo-darwinian evolution needed to be analyzed mathematically" ignores the fact that there is a huge literature on... Read morePublished 21 months ago by PaulS
Even with a background in theoretical physics, I struggled to follow the mathematical arguments of this book. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Babak Makkinejad
The importance of strong panspermia is earth shattering. If there is further evidence for it, it will unseat modern synthesis quickly. Read morePublished on August 5, 2003 by Alan Wilder
Hoyle did a wonderful job in this book using mathematics. Unfortunately his initial assumptions are flawed, thus no matter how good the math, the answer is wrong. Read morePublished on May 16, 2001
I thoroughly enjoyed it. This aptly titled book is indeed on the mathematics of evolution. Hard hitting material that places constraints on evolutionary arguments. Read morePublished on February 20, 2000 by Walter ReMine
Hoyle's most recent book, the Mathematics of Evolution, is his best Science Fiction novel since the Black Cloud. Read morePublished on December 20, 1999 by Bruce Walsh