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2009-06-06 06:50:00

A collection of 60 to 70 new bones, one of which resembles a 20-foot-long neck bone, have been discovered this week at one of Utah's most prominent dinosaur quarries, the Associated Press reported.  The findings at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry offer promise that other large and significant bone specimens could be uncovered in upcoming years.  Excavator at the site, Scott Williams, the collections and exhibits manager at the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford,...

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2008-06-17 16:18:56

Researchers have uncovered well-preserved dinosaur bones, petrified trees and even freshwater claims near Hanksville, Utah. At least four sauropods, which are long-necked, long-tailed plant-eating dinosaurs, and two carnivorous ones were found at the site near Hanksville. The dinosaurs come from the same late Jurassic period as those at Dinosaur National Monument near the Utah-Colorado state line. The announcement came from the Bureau of Land Management on Monday. Researchers called the...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.