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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Chatterjee's Protoavis is 85 million years older than Archaeopteryx, a yawning
gap in time wider than that which separates us from Tyrannosaurus rex. Six years
after making his discovery, Chatterjee published his lengthy and long-awaited ...
Informally, Chatterjee dubbed the creature "Protoavis," or "first bird." Formal
naming had to await peer recognition of his published scientific description and
analysis of the find, six years after his discovery. It took that long for Chatterjee to
of characters that are otherwise only found in birds, and are not demonstrated in
any other groups of dinosaur, which I think unequivocally shows that 'Protoavis, '
whatever it is — and I'm not convinced that the thing had feathers and flew — is ...
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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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