In The Blink Of An Eye: How Vision Sparked The Big Bang Of Evolution

In The Blink Of An Eye: How Vision Sparked The Big Bang Of Evolution

by Andrew Parker

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ISBN-13: 9780465054381
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 04/12/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Andrew Parker is a Royal Society Research Fellow at Oxford University's Department of Zoology. He has been named by the London Times as one of the three most important young scientists in the world for his work in investigating and answering the great riddle of the Cambrian explosion. He lives in Oxfordshire, England.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Prefacexiii
1Evolution's Big Bang1
2The Virtual Life of Fossils48
3The Infusion of Light82
4When Darkness Descends117
5Light, Time and Evolution142
6Colour in the Cambrian?171
7The Making of a Sense187
8The Killer Instinct230
9The Solution261
10End of Story?291
Index300

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