A beautifully told story with colorful characters out of epic tradition, a tight and complex plot, and solid pacing. -- Booklist, starred review of On the Razor's Edge

Great writing, vivid scenarios, and thoughtful commentary ... the stories will linger after the last page is turned. -- Publisher's Weekly, on Captive Dreams

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Testing, One, Two, Three

The Tree of Life in an interesting layout, showing mass extinctions.  Not all extinct species are shown.  
Time from Earth-birth is radial, shown by concentric ovals.  Interesting to note how some families/phyla burst into radiance following a mass extinction of a predecessor.

The Great Tree of Life
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If you click on the graphic you get a larger version in a separate window.   


  1. Took me a minute to figure out what it was saying, but very cool graphic - lots of information. But one wants it about the size of a bed sheet, to see all the detail.

  2. Oh, my... that's a lovely way to visualize the information!


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