Lynn Margulis (born Lynn Alexander) (March 5, 1938 – November 22, 2011) was an American biologist and University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is best known for her theory on the origin of eukaryotic organelles, and her contributions to the endosymbiotic theory, which is now generally accepted for how certain organelles were formed. She proved that animals, plants, and fungi all originated from protists. She is also associated with the Gaia hypothesis, based on an idea developed by the English environmental scientist James Lovelock.
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... Margulis, Lynn, and Dorion Sagan, 2007, Dazzle Gradually Reflections on the Nature of Nature, Sciencewriters Books, ISBN 978-1-933392-31-8 Margulis, Lynn, and Eduardo ... with Great Scientists of Our Time, Sciencewriters Books, ISBN 978-1-933392-61-5 Margulis, Lynn, 2007, Luminous Fish Tales of Science and Love, Sciencewriters Books, ISBN 978-1-933392-33-2 Margulis ... The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change, University of New Hampshire, ISBN 1-58465-062-1 Margulis, Lynn, 1998, Symbiotic Planet A New Look at Evolution, Basic Books, ISBN 0-465-07271-2 Margulis, Lynn ...
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