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Posts tagged dinosaurs

December 19, 2006


Sinraptor hepingensis skull from the Beijing Musuem of Natural History

A World Full of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are ancient history, but there is still a very exciting future for fossil research.

May 20, 2005


Close One

In 1987 an asteroid measuring a half a mile in diameter came by, missing our planet by a measly six orbital hours. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 24, 2005


A Honeybee and Dinosaurs

What does a tropical honeybee have to do with evaluating the merit of a theory as to how dinosaurs became extinct? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 5, 2004


T-Rex Skeleton

What Does a T. Rex Eat?

When dinosaurs ruled the earth, the Tyrannosaurus Rex ate just about anything it wanted. But did that include other T. Rex?

September 27, 2003


Fossilized Poop

The topic of Today's Moment of Science is fossilized fecal matter. You heard me. Fecal matter, feces, poop, whichever you prefer.

September 27, 2003


Is the Force of Gravity Increasing?

Is the force of gravity increasing? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


What’s That in the Sky?

In his book Cosmos, the late scientist Carl Sagan talks about the way in which the earth is regularly struck by material from outer space. These collisions with space debris can be minor–as in a shooting star on a summer night–or amazingly destructive, as in the collision that probably killed off the dinosaurs. Thankfully, the […]

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