(9165) Raup

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1987 SJ3. Discovered 1987 Sept. 27 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

David M. Raup (1933– ), paleontologist and biological historian at the University of Chicago, is a master of quantitative approaches to the fossil record. With his colleague Jack Sepkowski, he has suggested new imaginative theories for the development and disappearance of life. (M 36947)

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