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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So a very different cast of dinosaurs likely lived during the huge gaps — in time,
geography, and habitat — that remain within the geological and fossil record of
the dinosaur age. Contemporary dinosaur paleontology is closing some of those
The fossil record does not, he asserts, allow for more precise estimates of change
than a quarter million years. Other paleobotanists in the western United States
and East Asia have, like Hickey, noted another "spike" in the record at the K/T ...
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Bruce. "Dinosaurs Revive Geology Departments." Geo Times (May 1989). Morrel,
Virginia. "Announcing the Birth of a Heresy." Discover Magazine (March 1987).
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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
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