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 the spring of 1988, Horner and Weishampel published the results of their
analysis of the embryonic contents of a five-inch-long egg, found lying on its side
among a clutch of eighteen other upright unhatched eggs at Egg Mountain in
The son of a NASA worker, Weishampel grew up in suburban Cleveland. He
went "crazy over dinosaurs" at seven and never fell out of love with them, though
his interest became highly academic. For his master's research he chose to ...
"The hadrosaur is one of the last of the hadrosaurs, and it is the most primitive,"
says Weishampel. Why? Diminished body size is common on islands. The
founding population might have been of small dinosaurs, the limited resources ...
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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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