Rainer Willmann holds a chair in zoology at Goettingen University, is director of its Zoological Museum, and is cofounder of its Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research. A specialist in phylogenetics and evolution, he conducts research into biodiversity and its history. Julia Voss studied German literature, art history, and philosophy at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat in Freiburg, at the Humboldt-Universitat in Berlin, and at Goldsmith's College in London. Her doctoral dissertation on visual representations of Darwinian evolution theory received the Otto Hahn Medal from the Max Planck Society. She is Deputy Editor of the Feuilleton and co-Editor of the Fine Arts section for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
"A dazzling graphic work... One is left astounded by these
mesmerizing wonders." * Le Monde *
"...as energetic and colorful as Haeckel's life. It's scientific eye candy that feels as fresh as Haeckel's groundbreaking biological art must have seemed more than a century ago." * The Washington Post *