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Thursday, December 29, 2011
Here Is Our Top Ten List of Science Facts Learned This Year!
Click on each item to learn more: 1. Has Luke’s Home Planet Tatooine Been Found? 2. What Is The Higgs Boson and Why Is Everyone Looking For It? 3. The Universe is Getting Bigger 4. Why Do Seahorses Look Like Horses? 5. Angolatitan Admastor Dinosaur – Eaten by Sharks? 6. I’m Atoms (Scientific Cover of Jason Mraz’s I’m Yours) 7. How To Name An Element After Yourself 8. Do Bees Have GPS? 9. Why Did The Three Kings Give Jesus Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh? 10. Where in the Solar System is Ceres? Happy New Year!
Friday, March 18, 2011
Angolatitan Adamastor Dinosaur -- Eaten by Sharks?
This week scientists announced the discovery of a new dinosaur species that they have named Angolatitan adamastor. The fossils were found in Angola, a country in Western Africa and are about 90 million years old. The fossils belong to a kind of long-necked, plant-eating sauropod. The name Angolatitan adamastor means “Angolan Giant”. Scientists theorize that the Angolatitan adamastor may have been eaten by sharks. The fossils of the dinosaur were found in the bed of an ancient lake along with fish and shark teeth. The Angolatitan adamstor may have been swept offshore into the water where hungry sharks attacked and ate it. Those...