Mostly known as a physicist
Used the telescope invented by the Dutch to investigate the sky
The Philosophers treated the moon as a perfect magical object.
Gailileo noticed that it is not smooth.
He named feature that he found
Study Guide for Exam 2
Review session in class on Tuesday Oct 29
Exam will be on Thursday Oct 31 covering all lectures from Oct 3 Oct 24
NOTE: You are responsible for knowing the dates of specific events that are given below in
the Study Guide.
Unit 3 Begins
They grow in tropical oceans.
Most diverse habitats in the oceans.
Some are colonial type body forms, but there are a lot of
Horn Corals-pointy and sharp.
Corals are very complicated, they are associated with photosynthetic protistas.
Section-a sequence of exposed rocks
Lithological correlation-dierent kind of rocks and how theyre sequenced and
comparing them to another section.
William Strata Smith
Canal and drainage projects
Modes of Selection
8Three Main Modes
Others: (not necessarily independent)
Frequency Dependent Selection
Characterized by environments that have remain
Syllabus Day (continued)
Identication Seal on one side
The other side is a beetle
It is not just decretive jewelry
Rich mans scara is blue
Celestial scara pushes the sun through the underworld until the next day
Beetle roll d
The French Academy of Sciences 1858
Biogenesis vs Abiogenesis
15 Rounds of action-packed experiments to decide the undisputed world heavyweight
Biogenesis: Louis Pasteur
Series of Experiments
Abiogenesis: Felix Pouche
Georges de Buon (1707-1788)
Pioneered in the area of biogeography
The problem of endemic species
The dispersal problem: Centers of Creation
Endemic species is a kind of plant or animal that is found in only one restricted
Columbus and the Council of Salamanca-1487
Europe is waking up
Resurgence in the interest in arts and the classical period
Advances in arts, literature, and the invention of science
Intelectual core of Europe was the Roman-Catholic Church
Evolution vs. Creationism
Separation of church and state
Early 19th Century Problems with Genesis
Problems with the Text: two acco
Darwins life is going to change
He has been looking for himself, he gets an opportunity from Captain Robert Fitz Roy,
Dr. Robert Darwin (1766-1848)
Josiah Wedgwood II (1769-1843)
Agrees to pay for Darwins trip
Why would he pay?
Age of the Earth and early Primordial Earth conditions
No free oxygen
Very hot Temp
Under constant bombardment- No protective Atmosphere
Lethal levels of UV Radiation
Poisonous chemicals- Methane, Ammonia, carbon Dioxide
Lots of volcanic activity, earths