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Walter Alvarez

Walter Alvarez, professor of geology at the University of California, Berkeley, received the Penrose Medal, the top honor in geology, and is the best-selling author of T. Rex and the Crater of Doom. He lives in Berkeley, California.

Books by Walter Alvarez

  1. Book CoverA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves


    "A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history." —Sean B. CarrollMore

  2. Book CoverThe Mountains of Saint Francis: Discovering the Geologic Events That Shaped Our Earth


    The major new work by the best-selling author of T. Rex and the Crater of Doom--a fascinating history.More