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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how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
Don Lessem ... The quest for a deus ex machina to account for dinosaur
extinction will go on, but physicists and geologists, not dinosaur paleontologists,
will do ...
That song, a favorite of my seven-year-old, sums up quite neatly the dinosaur
extinction debate. The shape of the debate is, of course, ever changing. Theories
are spun off at a dizzying rate, as the search for the mechanisms of extinction
For one, if the dinosaurs did die suddenly, paleontologists wouldn't know it. If
dinosaur extinction was truly catastrophic, occurring in the lifetime of the longest-
lived individuals, it happened far too fast to leave a mark in the rock record.
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KINGS OF CREATION: How a New Breed of Scientists Is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of DinosaursUser Review - Kirkus
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
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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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