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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There were no known dinosaurs when the Newark Supergroup began forming,
but by the time it stopped building, dinosaurs ruled the earth. Since 1970, Olsen
has been traveling the North American east coast, examining all the rift basins.
But in ten thousand years the southern half of earth will be closer in winter. The
climate of the northern lands and oceans will be colder in winter. This shift in
earth orbit, according to Olsen, has always had "a profound effect on climate.
The presumed dinosaur-killer is a crater 120 miles wide formed by an object from
space six miles across slamming into the earth with an impact 10,000 times more
powerful than the explosion that would be produced by setting off all the ...
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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
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