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Posts tagged with "Paleontology"

  • The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy
    Paige Williams


    A riveting tale of a smuggled dinosaur illuminates an enduring tension in paleontology

    When a dinosaur is named as a defendant in a court case, it is all but ensured that headlines will follow. So it was in 2013, when the U.S. government sought to seize a smuggled dinosaur skeleton in a case entitled United States v. One Tyrannosaurus Bataar Skeleton. In The Dinosaur Artist, journalist Paige Williams… Read More
  • The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
    Steve Brusatte


    Results roll in from the dinosaur renaissance

    Paleontological research has accelerated in exciting ways over the past two decades, as kids who grew up on Jurassic Park and the dinomania of the 1980s and 1990s have joined the ranks of legendary paleontologists leading the “dinosaur renaissance.” Steve Brusatte’s The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs takes readers on a tour of the… Read More