Stephen Jay Gould


Stephen Jay Gould
noun
United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)
Syn: ↑Gould
Instance Hypernyms: ↑paleontologist, ↑palaeontologist, ↑fossilist

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Stephen Jay Gould [Stephen Jay Gould]
(1941–2002) a US ↑palaeontologist (= person who studies the remains of animals and plants in rock as a guide to the history of life on earth). He is well known for his theory of ‘punctuated equilibrium’, which explains evolution (= the development of life forms) that takes place in short periods of rapid change separated by long periods without change. He wrote many popular books and articles about the history of life on earth.

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