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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In 1982, Montana State University in Bozeman offered Horner the opportunity to
return to Montana, as an assistant curator of the Museum of the Rockies, at a very
modest salary. He eagerly took the post and remains a curator at the museum.
In Horner's mind his fossil-finding talent is simply a matter of knowing what to look
for. In 1977, a year before he found not just eggs but a nest filled with fifteen
dinosaur eggs and the bones of many babies, Horner told friends he would be ...
Jack Horner has found more than two dozen embryos, seven from Maiasaura,
more than a dozen from a hypsilophodontid, one from a Troodon. Big-eyed and
small-chinned, they hatch looking "cute," a subjective but not unscientific
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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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Dinosaur paleontology has been a sensationalist science since the beginning; from the Crystal Palace dinner inside a model Iguanodon, to the Cope and March dinosaur wars, to Roy C. Andrews's dinosaur ... Read full review
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