The Evolution exhibit in the UCR Science Library was created to complement the 2009 public lecture series on The Science of Evolution: Life, Earth, Universe, sponsored by the College of Natural and Agricutural Sciences, and the Science Circle at the University of California at Riverside.

On display are books, publications, and photographs by the faculty presenting the lectures: Norman Ellstrand, Marlene Zuk, David Reznick, Nigel Hughes, and Bahram Mosbasher.

Works of Charles Darwin and other notable books on evolution are also on display.


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UCR faculty books about evolution and teaching aids displayed in the Science Library exhibit .

Faculty Publications on Exhibit

Book cover for At the Edge of the Universe At the Edge of the Universe: Latest Results from the Deepest Astronomical Surveys: Proceedings of a Meeting held at Sintra, Portugal, 9-13 October, 2006
Edited by José Afonso, Henry Ferguson, Bahram Mobasher and Ray Norris
San Francisco, Calif: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, c2007
Science Library QB981.A8 2007
Book cover for Cosmos Cosmos: A Field Guide
Giles Sparrow
London: Quercus, 2006
Bahram Mobasher researches the formation and evolution of galaxies using Hubble ultra-deep field (HUDF-2) imaging.  He had a major role in developing Hubble space photographs depicted in this book.
Book cover for Dangerous Liaisons? Dangerous Liaisons?: When Cultivated Plants Mate with Their Wild Relatives
Norman C. Ellstrand
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
Science Library SB123.57 E44 2003
Book cover for Himalayan Cambrian Trilobites Himalayan Cambrian Trilobites
Peter A. Jell and Nigel C. Hughes
London: Palaeontological Association [1997]
Science Library QE701 S64 no.58 1997
Book cover for Ontogeny Ontogeny, Intraspecific Variation, and Systematics of the Late Cambrian Trilobite Dikelocephalus
Nigel C. Hughes
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press., 1994
Science Library QE701 S56 no.77-80 1994-96
Book cover for The Origin Then and Now The Origin Then and Now: an Interpretive Guide to the Origin of Species
David Reznick
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010
Science Library QH365 O8 R49 2010
Book jacket Riddled with Life: Friendly Worms, Ladybug Sex, and the Parasites that Make Us Who We Are
Marlene Zuk
Orlando: Harcourt, c2007
Science Library RB112.Z85 2007
Book jacket Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can't Learn about Sex from Animals 
Marlene Zuk
Berkeley: University of California Press, c2002
Science Library QL761.Z85 2002
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Works of Darwin on Exhibit

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online
Portrait image The Works of Charles Darwin (29 volumes)
edited by Paul H. Barrett & R.B. Freeman
London: W. Pickering, 1986
Science Library QH365 .A1 1986
Book frontispiece On the Origin of Species. A Facsimile of the 1st Edition
Charles Darwin with an introduction by Ernst Mayr
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964
Science Library QH365.O2 1859a
Book title page The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, from the sixth edition
Charles Darwin
London & Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.; E. P. Dutton & Co. [1928]
Science Library QH365 .O2 1928
Book cover The Variation of Animals & Plants under Domestication
Charles Darwin, edited by Francis Darwin.
London, John Murray, 1905
Science Library QH365.V2 1905
Book cover for The Illustrated Origin of Species The Illustrated Origin of Species
Charles Darwin; abridged & introduced by Richard E. Leakey
New York: Hill and Wang, 1979
Science Library QH365.O2 1979

Notable Books about Evolution on Exhibit

Book jacket The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
Richard Dawkins
Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2004
Science Library QH361 D39 2004
Book Cover The Darwinian Revolution: Science Red in Tooth and Claw, 2nd ed.
Michael Ruse
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999
Science Library QH361 .R87 1999
Book Cover Evolution
Douglas J. Futuyma
Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, c2005
Science Library QH366.2 F86 2005
Book Cover Evolution’s Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People
Joan Roughgarden
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004
Science Library QH541.15 B56 R68 2004
Book Cover The Extended Phenotype: The Gene as the Unit of Selection
Richard Dawkins
New York: Oxford University Press, 1983, c1982
Science Library QH375.D38 1983
Book cover From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design,  2nd ed.
Sean B. Carroll, Jennifer K. Grenier, Scott D. Weatherbee
Oxford; Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Science, c2001
Science Library QH390.C37 2001
Book cover Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
Matt Ridley
New York: HarperCollins, c1999
Science Library QH431.R475 1999
Book cover The Growth of Biological Thought; Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance
Ernst Mayr
Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press, 1982
Science Library QH305.M26 1982
Book cover Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth
Richard Fortey
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998
Science Library QH366.2F69 1998
Book cover The Making of the Fittest; DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution
Sean B. Carroll
New York, N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., c2006
Science Library QP624 .C37 2006
Book cover Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
Sean B. Carroll.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009
Book cover Science on Trial: The Case for Evolution
Douglas J. Futuyma
Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, c1995
Science Library QH366.2 .F88 1995
Book cover Speciation
Jerry A. Coyne, H. Allen Orr
Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates, c2004
Science Library QH380 C68 2004
Book cover Species: A History of the Idea
John S. Wilkins
Berkeley.: University of California Press, 2009
Science Library QH83 W527 2009
Book cover Why Evolution is True
Jerry A. Coyne.
New York: Viking, c2009
Science Library QH366.2 C74 2009

This exhibit was created in April 2009 and designed by Marie Bronoel .

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