Day after day, over the course of nearly three years, the massive tunnel borer worked its way through the sedimentary rock layers of the Berkeley Hills during the construction of the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, grinding up the rocks in the process into fist-size pieces that were later deposited outside the entrance of the tunnel.
When Mongolia's most famous dinosaur, a relative of T. rex , returns to the Asian country on May 18, it returns to a homeland rich in dinosaur fossils, but with scant resources to display and study them.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge reports they are keeping an eye out for an asteroid reportedly 1.7 miles long, one big enough to cause the dinosaurs\' extinction if it ever connected with the planet.
Asheville artist John Payne dreamed of bringing dinosaurs to life, and he worked for years to create metal dinosaur skeletons that, with the help of lever and pulley systems, move just as the living beasts might have.
The Ice Age bison's skull is encased in plaster to protect it during transportation to the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Washington, May 16 : A new study into the incubation behavior of modern birds has shed new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors -Theropods, a group of carnivorous dinosaurs from which birds descended.
The camps are: Fossil Day Camp highlights the exciting paleontology exhibit "Life through Time" which features The State Museum's restored Marshalls Creek Mastodon.
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For the last semester I have been lucky enough to work as the GSR for the spring semester at the UC Museum of Paleontology fossil preparation lab under the supervision of our new lab manager, Jason Carr.
Museum Victoria's Discovery program is a mobile service that provides access to Museum Victoria's collections for four-year-old kindergarten groups who may find it difficult to visit one of the museum's venues.
Gina Johnson Morris, owner of Radish Underground, holds a 65 million-year-old fossilized Triceratops jaw bone she made into a pendant.
Johnny Depp is being "immortalized" after a British researcher named a 505-million-year-old fossil after the Edward Scissorhands actor.