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Encountering desert deposits in Oman

Oman is a geologically fascinating country, where the bedrock beautifully exposes a one-billion-year history. I had the opportunity to explore this country in a group expedition, during which we pursued our own scientific studies from January to March 2014. 1,133 more words

Fossils

New Discovery: Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa

The controversial story of human evolution has been rewritten after some scientists discovered that Europe was the birthplace of mankind and not Africa, therefore taking away Africa’s bragging right as the cradle of mankind. 305 more words

Science

A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil

Jude Sparks was playing with his brothers in New Mexico when he stumbled over the fossilized tusk of a Stegomastodon, a prehistoric, elephantine creature.

Published: July 19, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT

Homeschooling S.T.E.A.M.: Dinosaurs – Week 2

Summer is zipping along…middle of July already? Where does the time go? We’re still learning about dinosaurs here, and will be for the rest of the summer. 685 more words

Books

When Fossils Lead to Deeper Friendship

Pine Forest in South Abaco Blue Holes National Park

I’ve learned this year how cool it is to see my friends at work, to get a peek into the ways they spend their weekdays. 536 more words

Observations

Pterodactylus antiquus

The Pterodactyl. Not really a dinosaur. Not big enough to ride on. Wrong for your kids. Wrong for America. 1.1/5

Ratings

Early Fossil Sites - 150 things about Canadian palaeo, part 15

Unfortunately, Canada’s 150th birthday came and went (July 1) and I didn’t manage to make it through my 150 things about Canadian palaeontology. Thesis writing got the better of me, and I just couldn’t keep up. 528 more words

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