Readers may recall that we noted a new Springer paper, by John Sanford* and William Basener**, explaining how Fisher’s proof of Darwinian evolution has been flipped. The authors of the new paper realized that one of Fisher’s pivotal assumptions was clearly false, and in fact was falsified many decades ago. It’s been quietly noticed (865 downloads) at site. (Paper.)

Paper. (public access) Here’s a synopsis for non-mathematicians.

Twitter doesn’t like the paper.

* John Sanford is inventor of the gene gun and other devices and author of many genetics papers, also a magnet for Darwin trolls on the internet.

** *See also:* Basener’s Ceiling

*See also:* Fisher’s proof of Darwinian evolution has been flipped? The authors of the new paper realized that one of Fisher’s pivotal assumptions was clearly false, and in fact was falsified many decades ago.

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