"Yeah, punctuated equilibrium is like buses...wait for ages and then 2 turn up at once."
"If phyletic gradualism (traditional Darwinian evolution) is like pushing a
ball up an inclined plane, then punctuated equilibrium is like climbing a staircase"
Discrete vs Continuous Evolution?
A paper on the possibility of homo chirality in extra terrestrial life.
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