Desktop Diaries: Tim White
“People get really interested in learning about where they came from. It’s genealogy writ large,” says paleoanthropologist Tim White about evolutionary history. When White isn’t hunting for remains of our human ancestors in Africa, he’s stationed in his museum-like office at the University of California, Berkeley, where he’s director of the Human Evolution Research Center.
Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.