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T. Rex and the Crater of Doom

by Jeff Riggenbach

  • 271 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Audio Scholar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Audio: Juvenile,
  • Paleontology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9810744M
    ISBN 101879557460
    ISBN 109781879557468

    T. REX AND THE CRATER OF DOOM. by eliminated immediately; others disappeared more gradually. This collision can be proven because of the immense impact crater (discovered in ) and dated because of the otherwise anomalous appearance of the rare element iridium (a byproduct of the explosion) at a certain stratum in core samples retrieved Author: Walter Alvarez. T. rex and the Crater of Doom - Ebook written by Walter Alvarez. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read T. rex and the Crater of Doom/5(20).

    The major new work by the best-selling author of T. Rex and the Crater of Doom--a fascinating history. Walter Alvarez and his team made one of the most astonishing scientific discoveries of the twentieth century--that an asteroid smashed into the . "T. rex" and the Crater of Doom View larger image. By: Carl Zimmer and Walter Alvarez. Sign Up Now! Already a Member? Log In You must be logged into Bookshare to access this title. Learn about membership options, or view our freely available titles. This is a copyrighted book.

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Walter Álvarez is a professor of geology at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of the best-selling T. Rex and the Crater of Doom. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and a past recipient of the Penrose Medal, the highest award given by the Geological Society of America.4/5.

rex and the Crater of Doom gets the facts across in a lighthearted, almost playful manner. But it's also solid science, a clear and efficient exposition that conveys plenty of cogent detail while keeping an eye on the subtle interplay of thought, action, and personality that makes scientific research such arresting human behaviorCited by: T.

rex and the Crater of Doom is a nonfiction book by professor Walter Alvarez that was published by Princeton University Press in The book discusses the research and evidence that led to the creation of the Alvarez hypothesis, which explains how an impact event was the main cause that led to the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction eventAuthor: Walter Alvarez.

rex and the other huge carnivores perished, as did the herbivorous dinosaurs, as well as their relatives who swam, like the mosasaurs, or flew, like the pterodactyls. Most paleontologists now consider that modern birds are very closely related to the dinosaurs which, in this sense, did survive the end of the Cretaceous.

In T. rex and the Crater of Doom, the story of the scientific detective work that went into solving the mystery is told by geologist Walter Alvarez, one of the four Berkeley scientists who discovered the first evidence for the giant impact. It is a saga of high adventure in remote parts of the world, of patient data collection, of lonely.

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rex" and the Crater of Doom Book Description: Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mt. Everest slammed into the Earth, causing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. In "T. rex and the Crater of Doom," the story of the scientific detective work that went into solving the mystery is told by geologist Walter Alvarez, one of the four Berkeley scientists who discovered the first evidence for the giant impact.3/5(8).

T. rex and the Crater of Doom gets the facts across in a lighthearted, almost playful manner. But it's also solid science, a clear and efficient exposition that conveys plenty of cogent detail while keeping an eye on the subtle interplay of thought, action, and personality that makes scientific research such arresting human behavior 4/5(K).

rex and the Crater of Doom gets the facts across in a lighthearted, almost playful manner. But it's also solid science, a clear and efficient exposition that conveys plenty of cogent detail while keeping an eye on the subtle interplay of thought, action, and personality that makes scientific research such arresting human behavior.

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Everest slammed into the Earth, causing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized. Rex and the Crater of Doom. Princeton Science Library. By: Among other things, the book explores how dinosaur remains are found and excavated, and especially how paleontologists read the details of dinosaurs' lives from their fossils - their colors, their growth, and even whether we will ever be able to bring them back to life.

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Prior to Alvarez's work, it was not known what had caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. Volcanism, disease, climate change, etc., were put forward as possibilities. But in Alvarez began to believe that a large meteor or a comet /5(74). T. rex and the Crater of Doom.

I read and greatly enjoyed Steve Brusatte’s The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs back in the fall, and made a note to pick up a book to which he referred many times, Walter Alvarez’s delightfully titled T.

rex and the Crater of Dooooooooom (I may have added a few o’s there). Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized detritus blasted through the atmosphere upon impact, falling back to Earth around the globe.

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It is a saga of high adventure in remote parts of the world, of patient data collection, of lonely /5(6). Rex and the Crater of Doom - T. Rex and the Crater of Doom audiobook, by Walter Alvarez Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. "The book is very well written and so engrossing that a reader with little or no background in the earth's geologic history will enjoy an easy and vastly entertaining summary of how we Brand: Princeton University Press.

In T. rex and the Crater of Doom, originally published inthe story of the scientific detective work that went into solving the mystery is told by geologist Walter Alvarez, one of the four Berkeley scientists who discovered the first evidence for the giant impact.

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