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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Early on the morning of August 18, 1988, Brigham Young University preparators
Cliff Miles and Brian Versey began their day's work at the Dry Mesa quarry. The
morning was crisp, the view dramatic; but from that view, Miles and Versey were ...
Early Cretaceous rock exists farther inland from this windswept square mile of
scraggly coast, but it is seldom exposed. When it is, low, bushy overgrowth
obscures the rock. And even if one were to dig down to it, no bones would appear
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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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
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