I was never one of those children who was majorly into dinosaurs, but I do remember a reading a few books as a kid. I can still remember the illustrations in the Ladybird book of dinosaurs that we had. Of course, all those old Ladybird books had wonderful illustrations so maybe it had more to […]
Evolution has no trajectory and possess no momentum Kenneth J. Lacovara – Why Dinosaurs Matter. c2017 .
That sounds crazy, you might be thinking. Indeed it does, but that’s why we have science. As history demonstrates, common sense is a poor guide to understanding the structure and complexity of the universe. Kenneth J. Lacovara – Why Dinosaurs Matter. c2017
The most damning misconception about dinosaurs is the idea that their extinction, except for the birds (more on that later), represents their own failure to adapt to changing conditions. Until relatively recently, the idea seemed patently true. If only they weren’t such dim-witted, sluggish, stuck-in-the-mud, ponderous creatures, maybe they could have survived and hung on […]