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"These scientific adventurers inspire the author—and will do the same for experts and novices alike—with their fearless dedication to getting at the truth, as far as it can be known. A stirring introduction to the wonder of evolutionary biology." --Kirkus Review, 12/15/08
It was the kind of book that was hard to put down when I started reading!
This book bring out there personal lives, struggles and hardships along with excellent details of there discoveries and ideas from great scientists.
Sean Carroll has written a wonderful history of the adventurers and scientists who have grappled with evidence and proof of evolution.
The book was interesting in its revelations of the inter connectedness among discoveries in paleontology, theories of natural selection, the origin of the species, and progress in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Barbara A. Dicostanzo
sean b. carroll wrote a fine book for the person with average science level expertise. I found the book very interesting and well worth the price.Published 7 months ago by kevin w. wright
A good book if you enjoy reading woffle without substance. Well written and with a good command of English, Mr. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ausie Boy
My background is chemical eng. I like reading the cradle of civilisation, astronomy, physics, archaeology, palaeontology, biology, anthropology, electronics. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jonatan Sutrisna
As a biology teacher, I am always on the look out for books that students will enjoy, while also learning. Dr. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Michele Naber
Great Intro to those who actually pursued the evidence for evolution
Fills in a lot of background material not usually known
Recommended for those who do and those who... Read more
The Greatest Story Ever Told
The title of the book is "Remarkable Creatures" and the author is Sean B. Carroll. Read more
Traces the work of Alexander von Humboldt, Charles Darwin, Alfred Wallace, Henry Walter Bates, Eugene Dubois, Charles Walcott, Roy Chapman Andrews, Walter Alvarez, John Ostrom, and... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Philip B. Lorenz