Contemporary sightings of the ancient shark Megalodon
By: Jonte Rhodes
The Megalodon was a gigantic prehistoric shark that was the top predator during its era. It lived between 18 and 1.5 million years ago and was the largest predator to have ever lived in the sea other than the modern day sperm whale. However...
By: Larry Clasing
The Precambrian Period is by far the longest geological period in Earth's history. On a time scale this period would amount to almost 90% of our planet's history, or approximately, 4 billion years of the Earth's 4.8 billion years of existence. This period can...
By: Matt Doughten
The Precambrian Period is the first geologic time period of the earth. The earth took form about 4.5 billion years ago. For the first 4 billion years of that time, the Earth was growing and changing. During the Precambrian, the most important events in...
By: Thomas Williams - 436967
Mass extinction is always going to be a subject of great interest, great speculation and great debate. That it occurred over 65 million years ago only adds fuel to the blazing argument. Many theories have been hurled around the scientific community, and society would be...
Primordial Soup Theory Amino Acids Proteinoids Scientific Method Ambiogenesis
By: L. Merlino
First of all, a theory is exactly that - a theory. One step up from a hypothesis! Belief in theory is not the scientific way ... it is the way of the dreamer, one who builds castles in the sky.Now, without dreamers to concoct good...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
There are many questions to ask when it comes to dinosaurs and the best answers we have are educated guesses. Still, it's interesting and important that we ponder and study.One of the theories that scientists are examining is the role of fungus in the...
Contemporary sightings of the ancient shark Megalodon
By: Laureen Manera
Is it possible that a large prehistoric creature thought to be long extinct is in fact still living in remote parts of our planet? This idea certainly captures our imaginations and those of cryptozoologists everywhere. And of course, where would so many low-budget horror and...
Contemporary sightings of the ancient shark Megalodon
By: Michael Totten
Long thought to be only a matter of fossil record, extinct for over 60 million years, the coelacanth shocked scientists around the world when it was caught by professional fishermen off the coast of Madagascar. On the other side of the world, a very determined...
By: Michael Totten
In modern palaeontology, the consequences of the meteor strike in the Yucatan 1.3 million years ago are now accepted as one of the dominant hypotheses as to how the dinosaurs went extinct. Beyond the initial destruction and shock wave, the dust thrown into the...
How the dinosaurs died
By: Carmen Colin
Dinosaur fossils have been found all over the world. Finding these beautiful wonders has raised many questions, and paleontologists have answered these fumbling questions with the evidence that lies in the fossils. One question has been answered, but speculations are still being made. How the...

 

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