Samantha Weinberg: "A Fish Caught in Time" (Harper Collins) (Rebroadcast)
In 1938, a museum curator in South Africa came across a fish she had never seen before. To the surprise of the experts around the world, it turned out that she had found a coelacanth -- a species of fish that had been presumed extinct for millions of years. In her new book, journalist Samantha Weinberg tells the story of the effect this unlikely discovery had on the scientific world.
author and journalist