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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The instigators of this revolution in our knowledge of dinosaurs are shockingly
few in number — scarcely thirty scientists are digging dinosaurs anywhere in the
world. They are miserably paid and, with a few celebrated exceptions, little ...
Changes in the numbers and types of plants, revealed in fossil leaves and pollen,
provided intriguing new evidence that something drastic did occur 65 million
years ago. In 1991, satellite imagery revealed what appears to be the "smoking ...
Crowding cuts down on the number of animals, eliminating some species entirely
. That's a familiar Darwinian scenario — survival of the fittest. But the survivors of
this packing, the victors in the competition, are stressed and small in number.
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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
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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