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Dinosaur Footprint Found At NASA
2012-08-22 04:57:38

Video: Cretaceous Footprint Found on Goddard Campus Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This summer, a dinosaur tracker had discovered a large dino footprint from a prehistoric armored animal in Greenbelt, Maryland. Ray Stanford has been tracking these dino footprints for years, and says he believes this specific footprint belongs to the Nodosaur, a beast which could have left the track as many as 112 million years ago. This latest discovery is one of...

Dinosaur Hatchling From 110 Million Years Ago Discovered
2011-09-14 11:59:12

  Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently described a fossil of an armored dinosaur hatchling. The hatching lived approximately 110 million years ago during the Early Cretaceous Era and is a nodosaur. "Now we can learn about the development of limbs and the development of skulls early on in a dinosaur's life," David Weishampel, Ph.D., a professor of anatomy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in a press release. The fossil...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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