There's plenty of time for evolution

Statistical Physics and Complexity Group meeting

There's plenty of time for evolution

  • Event time: 11:30am
  • Event date: 22nd March 2011
  • Speaker: (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)
  • Location: Room 4309,

Event details

Here's an interesting collaboration between generatingfunctionologist Herbert S Wilf and renowned theoretical population geneticist Warren J Ewens, They show that since evolution happens in parallel rather than in series, the argument that the universe is too young for something as complex as a human being to have appeared by chance alone is bogus.