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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George thought the tiny tracks, the size of a penny, belonged to a crocodile, but
American paleontologist Paul Olsen pegged them as dinosaur fossils. Olsen is a
talented amateur guitarist, carpenter, and professional scientist. He is trim and ...
Olsen began studying the Newark Supergroup in the backyards and stone
quarries of central New Jersey, where he first dug fossils at the age of eleven. By
junior high school he was traveling (by bus) on his own around the heavily
This shift in earth orbit, according to Olsen, has always had "a profound effect on
climate." A second climatic cause for the fluctuating levels of Newark Supergroup
lakes was the obliquity cycle. Now the planet is cocked at a 23.5-degree angle.
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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
The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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