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Bigelow, United Launch Alliance Plan Lunar Orbiting Space Station in 2022

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance said Oct. 17 that they are cooperating on the development of a habitat orbiting the moon that they hope to build in a public-private partnership with NASA. The companies said they are working...Show More Summary

JurassicCollectables Reviews the Eofauna Steppe Mammoth

A Video Review of the Eofauna Steppe Mammoth Those clever people at JurassicCollectables have produced a video review of the debut model in a new range from Eofauna Scientific Research.  The video provides viewers with an up-close and detailed view of the superb Eofauna Steppe Mammoth replica.  A model created from 3-D scans of Steppe

Vintage Dinosaur Art: In the Days of the Dinosaurs - Part 2

Have you thought much about Corythosaurus recently? No? Well, no one seems to care so much about Corythosaurus these days, do they? It's all, "Shantungosaurus this" and "Olorotitan that". Back in the 1950s, though, Corythosaurus wasShow More Summary

Iron Oxide and Iron Deposits

Banded Iron Formation Whilst in Frankfurt a few days ago, a team member from Everything Dinosaur took the opportunity to photograph some of the amazing outdoor exhibits on display opposite the Senckenberg Naturmuseum (Frankfurt Natural History Museum).  Amongst the stunning replicas of prehistoric plants and of course, the iconic, life-size model of Tyrannosaurus rex, our

“Rediscovering T. rex” Television Documentary

T. rex to Appear in a New Television Documentary Everything Dinosaur has received the first preview picture for the television documentary that attempts to bust a few myths when it comes to the most iconic of the Dinosauria - Tyrannosaurus rex.  The one-hour documentary is a joint production between Talesmith and the leading North American

Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

Education and Life-long Learning at the Frankfurter Buchmesse Everything Dinosaur team members found lots of inspiring ideas at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair.  This huge event, showcasing the world of publishing, attracted some 286,000 visitors over the course of the five days that it was held.  Exhibitors from over one hundred countries took part, it

An exceptionally preserved sea turtle reveals ancient sun protection

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered well-preserved pigments and other biomolecules in a 54 million-year-old baby sea turtle. The molecular analyses show that the turtle’s shell contained pigments to protect it from...Show More Summary

Everything Dinosaur Prepares for TetZooCon 2017

Slides Prepared for TetZooCon 2017 Not long to go now until the fourth, annual Tetrapod zoology conference (TetZooCon), opens its doors.  The conference is on Saturday, October 21st and once again the organisers have put on an amazing and varied agenda.  Everything Dinosaur is proud to be associated with this fantastic event and team members

Ankylosaurus Not Your Typical Ankylosaur

Ankylosaurus magniventris - Not Your Archetypal Ankylosaur A newly-published study has provided fresh insights on Ankylosaurus.  This Ornithischian dinosaur, a contemporary of Tyrannosaurus rex in the Late Cretaceous of North America, is perhaps, one of the best-known of all the armoured dinosaurs in the minds of the public, however, this dinosaur star of stage and screen with

Russian Experimental Nuclear Warheads Were Deployed in Parallel

It appears that we have an answer to the question of what kind of "experimental warheads" were tested in the September 12 Yars launch. And a confirmation of a guess made on Twitter by @artjomh shortly after the test. The image above is from that post - it's from a textbook they use at the Bauman University. Show More Summary

Dinosaur Artwork – Palaeoart

Dinosaur Artwork - Palaeoart Illustrating prehistoric life, whether it is drawing Devonian landscapes, colouring in Cambrian scenes, painting Pterosaurs or sketching Silurian fishes is extremely important as these artworks help to inform, educate and fire the imagination of the public.  At Everything Dinosaur, we are very lucky as we get to meet so many talented

Pondering the Precambrian #6

Proterozoic: NeoProterozoic: There is evidence of a potential blacksmoker vent from the NeoProterozoic. Ocean subduction evidence has been found in China.Comb Jellies appear to have be the oldest divergent, yet still living, branch of animals. Show More Summary

Commercial Crew Launches Schedule Slip

The next generation of American spacecraft and rockets that will launch astronauts to the International Space Station are nearing the final stages of development and evaluation. NASA’s Commercial Crew Program will return human spaceflight launches to U.S. Show More Summary

Reaffirming Protoichthyosaurus as a Valid Genus

The Muddy Water Surrounding Protoichthyosaurus and Ichthyosaurus Just Got a Little Clearer A type of British Ichthyosaur, first identified nearly forty years ago, but then dismissed as a distinct genus, has been re-examined and found to be a new type of marine reptile after all.  British palaeontologist Dr Robert Appleby, in 1979, conducted a review

Russia's Central Bank Will Block Websites Using Cryptocurrencies

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday crypto-currencies were risky and used for crime, as Russia’s central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and its rivals - a change of tone from a month-old promise to legalize the market. link.

Education a “Hot Spot” at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

"Hot Spot Education" at the Frankfurter Buchmesse Today, sees the start of the annual Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair), regarded by many teachers and educationalists as the most important trade fair for books, publishing and digital media.  Team members at Everything Dinosaur will be attending and we are excited to see (and hear about), the

Papo Dimorphodon and the Papo Roaring Smilodon are in Stock

Papo Roaring Smilodon and Papo Dimorphodon in Stock at Everything Dinosaur The last of the new for 2017, individual model releases from Papo are in stock at Everything Dinosaur.  The eagerly awaited Papo Dimorphodon along with the Papo Roaring Smilodon have arrived at our warehouse.  All those model fans and collectors who wanted to be

Evolution: The beneficiaries of mass extinction

Mass extinctions were followed by periods of low diversity in which certain new species dominated wide regions of the supercontinent Pangaea, reports a new study. The post Evolution: The beneficiaries of mass extinction appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Fused Bones in Primitive Birds Earlier than Previously Thought

The Evolution of the Light but Strong Skeleton for Powered Flight It is widely accepted that birds evolved from dinosaurs.  The Order Dinosauria is now classified into two parts, the non-avian dinosaurs, which are extinct and the avian dinosaurs (the birds), which are very much still with us.  However, the evolution of the specialised anatomy

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