While in graduate school, Stephen Gould met fellow graduate student Niles Eldredge and they both began to study the many snail fossils. In a New York Times article Stephen Jay Gould, 60, is Dead; Enlivened Evolutionary Theory (2002), it is stated that “the two students could not find the gradual, continuous change in fossil forms that they were taught was the stuff of evolution. Instead they found sudden appearances of new fossil forms followed by long periods in which these organisms chang...
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... and beliefs and is considered the savior of scientific essay. Stephen may have created many enemies from his work, but if it was not for him, many fields may have never been reopened to exploration and the development of new theories and ideas.
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