Who’s on First?
ENCORE Being first counts in science. Land that coveted spot and you´ll make history, whether it´s with the first steam engine or the discovery of our earliest human ancestor.
But what does "first" mean when technological invention so heavily builds on what´s come before… and evolution represents continuous change?
Find out how "publish or perish" made Darwin famous… why we´ll never find the first human fossil… and how powerful new telescopes are allowing us to see the earliest galaxies.
Plus, the chicken and egg battle it out in line.
- Garth Illingworth –“ Astrophysicist at the University of California, Santa Cruz
- Sean B. Carroll –“ Molecular biologist and geneticist at the University of Wisconsin Madison and author of Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
- Leslea Hlusko –“ Paleontologist at the University of California- Berkeley. Read more about Ardi