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Alaska's Denali National Park Holds 70M-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprints
2014-07-10 07:57:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Denali National Park covers over six million acres of land in the center of Alaska. One road bisects the park, leading from taiga forests to the highest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley. Today, many species of wildlife roam freely through the park. According to a new study led by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Denali was once home to large herds of duck-billed dinosaurs called hadrosaurs, as well. A remarkable...

2014-07-08 12:24:47

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new tracksite in Alaska's Denali National Park filled with duck-billed dinosaur footprints - technically referred to as hadrosaurs - that demonstrates the animals not only lived in multi-generational herds but thrived in the ancient high-latitude, polar ecosystem. The paper also provides insight in the herd structure and paleobiology of northern polar dinosaurs in an arctic...

2014-05-27 23:08:42

Groundbreaking Platform to Be Integrated Within Master-Planned Communities Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Prodea Systems and Hillwood Communities, a Perot company, today announced that they are working to bring Prodea’s groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) experience to Hillwood master-planned communities. Through ROS, Prodea Systems plans to deliver a diverse range of entertainment, education, health and wellness, social TV, home security, automation,...

2014-03-12 16:21:22

OLD GREENWICH, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Generation Energy Logistics, LLC ("NxGen") has been formed by Perot Bissell, Michael Crosby, and Belinda Foxworth to pursue opportunities in the downstream energy logistics industry, including businesses involved in the distribution of diesel fuel, gasoline, CNG, LNG, bio-fuels, and industrial lubricants throughout North America. Mr. Bissell was one of the founding investors of Maxum Petroleum, Inc. and served as its CEO from...

2013-10-22 23:02:40

The Arthritis Foundation is proud to announce the eighth annual Dallas Bone Bash “A Voodoo Masquerade Ball” Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 North Central Surgical Center, a surgical hospital specializing in orthopedic services, is a fourth-year sponsor of $10,000 for the eighth annual Dallas Bone Bash, which will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. NCSC is a sponsor due to...

2013-07-05 23:16:45

Educational First Steps is a North Texas non-profit dedicated to improving the quality and availability of early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children. EFS works with community partners to enhance learning experiences for children and recently hosted the Perot Museum's Portable Universe for Tarrant County Assisted Centers. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 On June 20, 2013, Educational First Steps hosted its Community Partner the Perot Museum's Portable...

2012-12-02 05:01:13

Construction cameras document the interior and exterior progression. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 The new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, Thom Mayne, opens its doors to the public today. EarthCam is celebrating the grand opening with the release of a new time-lapse movie showcasing the exterior construction milestones and interior assembly of the dinosaur exhibit hall. Located in Dallas' historic Fair Park, the...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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