The Secrets of Darwin's Dinobird


Subject:
Animals , Science , Evolution , Dinosaurs , Fossils

Description:
This article describes 2008 X-ray imaging research at the Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) to investigate the Thermopolis Archaeopteryx, a "fossilized half-dinosaur/half-bird species" that was discovered a year after the publication of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species," and which "provided the strongest evidence yet for the theory of evolution." Accompanied by a video, image gallery, and press release. From SLAC.

Publisher:
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.slac.stanford.edu/Exploring_Archaeopteryx.aspx


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