Posts Tagged ‘Natural History’

How To Tell The Difference Between Mastodons & Mammoths

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

The difference between mastodons and mammoths is in their size, tusks and teeth. The mastodon’s teeth are larger and more defined than a mammoth’s due to its diet. Found at Discovery News.

Mammalian Dinosaurs?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Measurements dinosaur body temperatures show some were as warm as most modern mammals, suggesting they were fast and nimble like the velociraptors of Jurassic Park. Found at YouTube from caltech.

Venomous Prehistoric Raptor

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

A group of University of Kansas researchers working with Chinese colleagues have discovered a venomous, birdlike raptor that thrived some 128 million years ago in China. This is the first report of venom in the lineage that leads to modern birds. Found at YouTube from KU.

The Known Universe

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. Pretty freakin’ cool! Found at YouTube from AMNHorg.

Walking With Dinosaurs: How Dinosaur’s Really Walked

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

has reached the UK, but how realistic is it? A palaeontologist gives his thoughts and talks about his own research. Found at YouTube from NewScientistVideo.

Richard Dawkins Explains The Evolution Of The Flatfish

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

explains the evolution of the flatfish in an episode of the BBC series, . Found at YouTube from Sqirril.