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Wednesday, 23 November 2022

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TEMNODONTOSAURUS CRASSIMANUS 

ARCHEA [18:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
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Temnodontosaurus crassimanus This big beastie is the ichthyosaur, Temnodontosaurus crassimanus, who graced our ancient oceans 180 million years ago. The species was originally named by Richard Owen, the first superintendent of the Natural History Museum. Owen lived at the height of the gentleman scientist and it was Owen who first coined the name dinosaur. Dean Lomax did some work with

How Studying the Clouds Can Improve Climate Models 

State of the Planet [15:34:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (134 visits) info
Kara Lamb discusses her research using machine learning to study cirrus clouds and how it can increase the accuracy of climate

Pacific plumes to be hitting high again 

Ontario-geofish [13:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (105 visits) info
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 Pacific plumes are going straight north again.  So that gives us another two weeks of blustery cold.  I've taken out my broccoli, because the ground was frozen.  Right now, we have straight-west Pacific [...]

Putative atlantal ribs of Diplodocus 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [09:34:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Last time, I showed you a photo of the head and neck of the London Diplodocus and asked what was wrong. Quite a few of you got it right (including Matt when we were chatting, but I asked him not to give it [...]

Viajando al pasado con Atsushi Mizushima 

Koprolitos [10:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
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Nos desplazamos hasta el lejano Japón para presentar a Atsushi Mizushima, el protagonista de la sección "Viajando al pasado" de hoy. Este artista nació en 1990 en Machida (Tokio) y se graduó en la [...]
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