Nabokov right after all

This is pretty rad — Nabokov is one of my favorite writers in any language, and his passion for butterflies is well-documented… but who knew that he developed a theory to explain the evolution of an entire class of butterfly species, and that more than 30 years after his death, contemporary genetics has vindicated him? Nazdarovya, Vladimir.

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~ by Benji on 27 January 2011.

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