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 Newark Supergroup preserves sediments from parts of a rift along a fault line
. The sediments were laid down in large lakes, most of them shallow, but some
more than five hundred feet deep, that formed when large blocks of crust along ...
Without nearby rock of volcanic origin, chemical dating of the Dashanpu
sediments was not possible. As the Dashanpu dinosaurs come from an inland
basin, the traditional means for comparative dating, by the well-documented
sequence of ...
These days, Horner moves from site to site at different levels within the Two
Medicine Formation, following its changing sediments, the ancient landscape
and the movement of the inland seas over millions of years. "We're trying to
collect ten or ...
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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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Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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