January 9, 2009

Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould born on September 10, 1941  and died May 20, 2002 was a prominent American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation. Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the  American Museum of Natural History in New York. In the latter years of his life, Gould also taught biology and evolution at New York University near his home in SoHo. His most important contribution to science was that the evolution proceeded in punctuated manner… Read More »Stephen Jay Gould