I don’t know where to put whales. I’m sticking them here, but I don’t have any reason for it.
Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself.
The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.- Thomas Eakins
The writer is by nature a dreamer - a conscious dreamer.- Carson McCullers
Nature is usually wrong.- James McNeill Whistler
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.- Marcus Tullius Cicero
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.- Edwin Way Teale
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|Birth:||16th June, 1902|
|Death:||6th October, 1984|
George Gaylord Simpson was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an American paleontologist. He was a major participant in the modern evolutionary synthesis, contributing Tempo and mode in evolution, The meaning of evolution and The major features of evolution. He was an expert on extinct mammals and their intercontinental migrations. He coined the word hypodigm in 1940, and published extensively on the taxonomy of fossil and extant mammals. He studied Physics, meteorology and Astronomy in Berlin, Heidelberg and Innsbruck. He obtained a doctorate in astronomy in 1905 based on a dissertation written under the supervision of Julius Bauschinger at Friedrich Wilhelms University, Berlin.
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