Temporal organization: reflections of a Darwinian clock-watcher.

@article{Pittendrigh1993TemporalOR,
  title={Temporal organization: reflections of a Darwinian clock-watcher.},
  author={C. Pittendrigh},
  journal={Annual review of physiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={55},
  pages={
          16-54
        }
}
  • C. Pittendrigh
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of physiology
This essay was prompted by the Editor’s invitation to illustrate the excitement and adventure inherent in scientific work while reflecting on my own preoccupation, as an evolutionary biologist, with biological clocks. In considering the challenge, the first adventure that came to mind occurred one evening 30 years ago when a drunken graduate student, frustrated by an unwanted experimental result, attempted to throw me out of a second story window in Princeton. He didn’t succeed. That seemed a… Expand
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