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Papo New Prehistoric Animal Models for 2018

Papo New Prehistoric Animal Models for 2018 A lot of media sources have published pictures of the new for 2018 prehistoric animal models from Papo.  These sites have claimed that there is a total of five new items, however, many of these sites and media sources have omitted details about the introduction of a large,

Cataloguing the Ancient Forests of Antarctica

Permian, Triassic and Jurassic-aged Forests Explored on the Coldest Continent Over the next few months, a team of intrepid scientists will be hoping to continue their exploration of some of the most remote fossil locations in the world.  Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have been mapping the sedimentary deposits at McIntyre Promontory, at the head

Evidence of Placental Mammals – Early Cretaceous Purbeck

Durlstotherium newmani and Durlstodon ensomi Finally got round to reading the paper on the discovery of evidence of Eutherian (placental) mammals in Early Cretaceous deposits on, ironically, "the Jurassic Coast".  The two teeth found during sieving of material collected on the Dorset coast by University of Portsmouth undergraduate student Grant Smith, has led to the erection

Terrible Lizards - a bestiary

Believe it or not, I'm not familiar at all with Dungeons & Dragons. Of course I know what it is, and that there's a Dungeon Master overseeing things and lots of high fantasy and dice and such, but not much more than that. It's just not...Show More Summary

New CollectA Models 2018 (Part 3)

New CollectA Models 2018 (Part 3) Time for a first peek, at the third batch of new for 2018 prehistoric animal models from CollectA.  Today's releases feature a dinosaur, an animal often mistaken for a dinosaur but more closely related to the third new model announced this morning.  We have a Ceratosaurus, a Dimetrodon and

Dinosaur Letters – Answering Questions

Dinosaur Letters from Streethouse Primary Our thanks to the Year 5/6 class at Streethouse Junior, Infants and Nursery School (West Yorkshire), for sending in some super dinosaur letters and some amazingly colourful prehistoric animal posters.  We set this Key Stage 2 class a series of extension exercises (hope the children have enjoyed researching the Coelacanth),

“Thunderfoot” A Real “Ground Shaker”

Brontopodus plagnensis - New Ichnospecies Named for Giant Sauropod Tracks A series of dinosaur footprints, made by a giant, long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur have been assigned an ichnospecies name.  The tracks from the Jura plateau of France, located near the village of Plagne not too far from the Swiss border are, at around 155 metres in

Everything Dinosaur Reaches 4,000 “Likes” on Facebook

Everything Dinosaur Reaches 4,000 "Likes" on Facebook Over the last few days, Everything Dinosaur's Facebook page has reached the landmark of 4,000 "likes".  Team members would like to thank all our fans and followers by honouring us in this way. Everything Dinosaur's Facebook Page Reaches 4,000 "Likes" Everything Dinosaur's Facebook page has 4,000 "likes".

Dover Western Docks Revival makes Mammoth Discovery

The team working on Port of Dover's flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) has made a mammoth discovery after unearthing a fossilised mammoth tooth during the excavation of the Wellington Dock Navigation Channel. The post Dover Western Docks Revival makes Mammoth Discovery appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Chicxulub Impact – A Really Bad Place to Hit

Chicxulub Impact - The Big Freeze For life on Earth, the impact event that marked the end of the Mesozoic Era was made many times worse as the extra-terrestrial object caused the release of climate-active gases.  As if the devastation was not bad enough, the high-velocity impact caused the release of huge quantities of sulphur

Giant Otter with a Bite Like No Other Otter

The Very Powerful Bite of Siamogale melilutra Back in January, Everything Dinosaur reported upon the scientific description of a new species of giant otter from the Late Miocene of south-west China.  At around fifty kilogrammes in weight, the new species Siamogale melilutra, is a much more heavy-set and robust animal compared to extant otter species.  At the

Why Do Asteroids Always Land in Craters? Lesson Plan Idea

Why Do Asteroids Always Land in Craters?  A Lesson Plan Team members at Everything Dinosaur have been busy preparing another lesson plan idea linked to the concept of "working scientifically" when it comes to delivering teaching outcomes related to the science elements of the national curriculum for England.  The lesson is aimed at both Key

New CollectA Models 2018 (Part 2)

New CollectA Models 2018 (Part 2) The next batch of new for 2018 CollectA prehistoric animal figures include a stunning 1:40 scale deluxe replica of the famous Ornithopod Iguanodon (I. bernissartensis).  Here is another CollectA dinosaur figure honouring Gideon Mantell (Mantell named Iguanodon), after the news about the introduction of Mantellisaurus, it is great to

Streethouse Primary Study Dinosaurs

Barbara Hepworth Class (Year 5/6) Focus on Dinosaurs Another busy week at Everything Dinosaur, with several school visits and projects successfully completed.  Take for example, a recent visit to Year 5/6 at Streethouse Primary in Yorkshire, to provide a provocation for this Key Stage 2 class as they begin their dinosaur and fossil themed topic. 

Favourite Prehistoric Plants

Frankfurt Natural History Museum Display Carboniferous Treasures If the fossils are too large to display inside your museum, put them on display outside the museum.  That seems to be the philosophy adopted by the dedicated team behind the Frankfurt Natural History Museum (Senckenberg Naturmuseum, Frankfurt), in Germany.  Amongst the many outdoor exhibits, our team members

China Claims Next Aircraft Carrier Will Have an Electronic Catapult

People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and Chinese defence industry officials are claiming that the second of China’s indigenously built aircraft carriers, the Type 002, will be equipped with an electromagnetic catapult, according to a report in the South China Morning Post. link.

Terminator Times #35

Drones (UAVs): The USAF is allowing more airmen to become drone pilots.The USMC can now print drones with its expeditionary forces. The US Navy's ONR tested the Nomad UAV on the USS Coronado. The US Navy has one less competitor in the Stingray unmanned tanker procurement: Northrop has dropped out. Show More Summary

A/2017 U1: Our First Known Interstellar Visitor

A small, recently discovered asteroid -- or perhaps a comet -- appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy. If so, it would be the first "interstellar object" to be observed and confirmed by astronomers. Show More Summary

A Databus for Quantum Computers

Future quantum computers will be able to solve problems where conventional computers fail today. We are still far away from any large-scale implementation, however, because quantum systems are very sensitive to environmental noise. Although...Show More Summary

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