Latest Louis Agassiz Stories
In the film, 'The Day After Tomorrow' the world enters the icy grip of a new glacial period within the space of just a few weeks.
The biodiversity of the seas and the ocean floors is a mystery for science yet to unravel. With this curiosity, a research team â€“ including a biologist from the University of the Basque Country, is to set sail for the second time on an oceanographic campaign to study this biodiversity of the seas and the ocean floors of the Antarctic.
William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...
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