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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following Olsen's reasoning, the dinosaurs had grown too large to survive the
asteroid impact of 65 million years ago. As with so many of the often-asked
questions of dinosaur life — what did they look like, how were they created, how
did they ...
With the public, however, the thesis of a killer asteroid has gained widespread
and nearly unqualified acceptance, having occasioned media attention such as
few scientific theses have ever received. Merits of the mass extinction hypothesis
Since the Alvarezes's hypothesis appeared, clearer indications have been
obtained of the frequency with which asteroids and comets crash into the earth.
Gene Shoemaker of the USGS Planetary Division in Flagstaff, Arizona, and his
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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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