Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
Half of all known dinosaur species have been discovered in only the past two decades, thanks to a young generation of paleontologists who are reinvigorating the field of dinosaur studies. In Dinosaurs Rediscovered, science journalist Don Lessem describes these adventurous scientists and their remarkable finds. Photos and line drawings throughout.
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None, that is, except perhaps a few dozen shards of white bone lately found in
the arid scrub plains of the Texas panhandle by paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee
. Reassembled and aligned, these fossils comprise most of the skeleton of a ...
In his forays, Chatterjee hit upon a strata of rock some 10 million years younger.
The exact age of the sediments is difficult to determine, but the distinctive nature
of the fossils Chatterjee encountered makes the relative dating convincing.
That rather technical anatomical analysis has been disputed by some colleagues
who assert it is based on faulty interpretation of incomplete fossils. And in India,
in 1988, Chatterjee and Indian colleagues explored dinosaur-bearing sediments
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A Baedeker to the sprawling, brawling world of dinosaur research. Lessem, a science journalist who has founded the Dinosaur Foundation to promote the study of every kid's favorite beasties, delivers a ... Read full review
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The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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