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Posts Tagged "earth" By Druvius (37) Posts by members only

Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 2, 2022Mar 2022

Posted by JoeB
Determining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell. The end-Cretaceous extinction event wiped out 76% of known species on Earth, but was strangely selective in the way it did so. The non-Avian Dinosaurs were ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 26, 2022Feb 2022

Posted by JoeB
São Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist. Small oceanic islands have become sites of great interest to archaeologists in recent years, presenting...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 19, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Looking for a conection between the length of the Earth's days and the development of an oxygen-rich atmosphere. A day on Earth (i.e. the period between one sunrise and the next) lasts for 24 hours, but four billion ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 26, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Investigating the potential for pseudofossil formation in Earth's ancient sediments. The earliest evidence for life on Earth comes in two forms; chemical evidence, i.e. compounds believed to have been derived from the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 4, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Understanding the role of sediment-gravity flows in the formation of the Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte. The fossil record has been used to reconstruct a history of the evolution of life on Earth, but itself ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 29, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Animal remains from the Parknabinnia Neolithic court tomb in County Clare, Ireland. Large monuments made of stone (Megaliths), or timber and earth, appeared across much of Western Europe with the onset of the Neolithic....
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 6, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Ingredients for life found in 3.5 billion-year-old fluid inclusions from Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Primeval Microbes likely required small organic molecules to act as building blocks for biomass and as ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 3, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Looking for evidence of a Martian origin of life. An origin of Earth life on Mars would resolve significant inconsistencies between the inferred history of life and Earth’s geologic history. Life as we know it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 19, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by JoeB
Statue of fossil hunter Mary Anning to be erected in Lyme Regis. A statue of the nineteenth century fossil hunter Mary Anning is to be erected in her home town, Lyme Regis, in Dorset on the south coast of England. The ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 7, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by josephr
Aboriginal Australians seem to have been right when they claimed to belong to the oldest sustained civilization on the face of the Earth. Their culture and history of oral storytelling stretches back tens of thousands of years and...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 28, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Finding a connection between the formation of the oldest known Himalaya-style mega-mountains and the appearance of Metazoan Animals. It was extremely fortunate for the stability of life that despite the planet active ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 11, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by JoeB
Understanding Climate Change and Ocean Acidification before and using the End Cretaceous Extinction by using calcium isotopes from Mollusc shells. Debate persists about the causes of the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 15, 2019May 2019

Posted by AnonySchmoose
The big five mass extinctions "Biologists suspect we’re living through the sixth major mass extinction. Earth has witnessed five, when more than 75% of species disappeared. Palaeontologists spot them when species go missing from the global ...
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Posted by JoeBKite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert.

Posted by TriphidAn Aussie Indigenous Message Stick.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by JoeBDortoka vremiri: A new species of Dortokid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of the Hațeg Basin, Romania.

Posted by JoeBThe Cabeço da Amoreira burial: An Early Modern Era West African buried in a Mesolithic shell midden in Portugal.

Posted by JoeBMusivavis amabilis: A new species of Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of northeastern China.

Posted by JoeBTorosaurus in Canada.

Posted by JoeBStone tools from the Borselan Rock Shelter, in the Binalud Mountains of northeastern Iran.

Posted by JoeBDating the Lantian Biota.

Posted by JoeBBashanosaurus primitivus: A new species of Stegosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Chongqing Municipality, China.

Posted by JoeBDetermining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell.

Posted by JoeBSão Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist.

Posted by JoeBMambawakale ruhuhu: A new species of Pseudosuchian Archosaur from the Middle Triassic Manda Beds of Tanzania.

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