#2806 Overall Influence

Simon Conway Morris

British palaeontologist

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Simon Conway Morris is an English palaeontologist, evolutionary biologist, and astrobiologist known for his study of the fossils of the Burgess Shale and the Cambrian explosion. The results of these discoveries were celebrated in Stephen Jay Gould’s 1989 book Wonderful Life. Conway Morris’s own book on the subject, The Crucible of Creation , however, is critical of Gould’s presentation and interpretation.

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The Open University
The Open University

University in Milton Keynes, UK

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University of Bristol
University of Bristol

Research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#269 World Rank
Biology