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Raup, David M.

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Works: 35 works in 121 publications in 8 languages and 6,020 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Popular works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: QB631, 560
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The nemesis affair : a story of the death of dinosaurs and the ways of science by David M Raup ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the theory of Nemesis, the death star which scientists predict will disrupt the orbits of billions of comets in a few million years, becomes an exploration of how science works and belief systems in science
Principles of paleontology by David M Raup ( Book )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extinction : bad genes or bad luck? by David M Raup ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at how and why some species die out, with an emphasis on the extinction resistance of others. Though the Alvarez theory, that the demise of the dinosaurs may have been affected by a fall of meteors, is still scientifically suspect, Raup (statistical paleontology, U. of Chicago) figures he may as well be hung for a cow as for a calf, and argues that all extinction of species are at least partly caused by meteors. The thought that even the fittest of the fit can be in the wrong place at the wrong time, is chilling to human smugness about being the crown jewel of evolution. The writing is clear, often humorous, and suitable for the general reader who cannot remember geologic names for more than a couple pages
Handbook of paleontological techniques by Bernhard Kummel ( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patterns and processes in the history of life : report of the Dahlem Workshop on Patterns and Processes in the History of Life, Berlin 1985, June 16-21 by David M Raup ( Book )
11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paleontological collecting by National Research Council (U.S.) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De l'extinction des espèces : sur les causes de la disparition des dinosaures et de quelques milliards d'autres by David M Raup ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der schwarze Stern : wie die Saurier starben ; der Streit um die Nemesis-Hypothese by David M Raup ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Autor diskutiert die These, dass Nemesis, ein bisher unbeobachteter Begleiter der Sonne, alle 26 Millionen Jahre das Einschlagen von Meteoriten auf der Erde hervorruft - eine Erklärung für das Ende der Saurier
L'estinzione : cattivi geni o cattiva sorte? by David M Raup ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El asunto némesis : Una historia sobre la muerte de los dinosaurios by David M Raup ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ausgestorben : Zufall oder Vorsehung? by David M Raup ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Untergang der Dinosaurier : der schwarze Stern "Nemesis" und die Auslöschung der Arten by David M Raup ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nemesis affair : the story of the death of dinosaurs and the life of science by David M Raup ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darwin's enigma the fossil record by Luther D Sunderland ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with five natural history officials
Osnovy paleontologii = Principles of paleontology by David M Raup ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in Russian and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Species diversity in the Phanerozoic : an interpretation by David M Raup ( Book )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O zániku druhů : je Darwinova teorie o přežívání nejkvalitnějších druhů jediným vysvětlením vývoje života na Zemi? by David M Raup ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Raup, D.
Raup, D. M.
Raup, D. M. 1933-
Raup, D. M. (David M.)
Raup, D. M. (David Malcolm), 1933-
Raup, David.
Raup, David M.
Raup, David Malcolm
Raup, David Malcolm, 1933-
ラウプ, D. M
Languages
English (84)
Spanish (7)
Russian (4)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
French (1)
Czech (1)
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