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Time Machines: Scientific Explorations in Deep Time

By: Peter D Ward

241 pages, 25 figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #96026 | ISBN: 038798416X
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Describes the tools that contemporary scientists use to uncover facts about the past terrain, climate and, the life forms that once inhabited this planet.


Contents

1. The Length of the Cambrian. 2. Baja British Columbia. 3. The Man Who Ate the Heart of the King of France. 4. Nautilus is Nautilone. 5. Virtual Ammonites. 6. The General of the Paleontologists: Serving Under Steve Gould. 7. The Real Beast from 20,000 Fathoms. 8. Cretaceous Wine Growers and Marijuana Farmers. 9. Say, Hey, T. Rex Sue, I'm Goin' to Jail for You. 10. Magnetic Man: Dead Brains Are Attractive.

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