Programming note: good science on the radio

Highly recommended:  Tom Ashbrook’s interview/call in w. University of Chicago paleontologist Neil Shubin.  It was just broadcast and the online version won’t be available until 3:30 EST, but you can go here to get the blurb and, later, the thing itself.

Shubin is smart, clear, engaging.  Best line I heard:  (paraphrase):  If  Mike Huckabee’s worried about apes he’s got bigger problems — the fish, the worms and the jellyfish.

Hoorah!

PS:  Shubin’s got a new book out:  Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body.  I intend to it add to the pile.  Expected review date — sometime this millenium.

Image:  Henry de la Beche, “Duria Antiquior” 1830.  The painting, by a geologist, was inspired by fossils found in Dorset by Mary Anning.  Source:  Wikipedia Commons.

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