Volume 88 | Number 6 | November-December 2000
A review of The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times, by Adrienne Mayor.
A review of The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved and Why Numbers Are Like Gossip, by Keith Devlin.
A review of Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, by Max Jammer.
A review of Beating the Heat: Why and How We Must Combat Global Warming, by John J. Berger and The Satanic Gases: Clearing the Air about Global Warming, by Patrick J. Michaels and Robert C. Balling, Jr.
A review of Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry, by Frank Close and Antimatter: The Ultimate Mirror, by Gordon Fraser.
A review of Mathematics: Frontiers and Perspectives, edited by V. I. Arnold, Michael Atiyah, Peter D. Lax and Barry Mazur.
A review of Labyrinth: A Search for the Hidden Meaning of Science, by Peter Pesic.
A review of Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality, by Anne Fausto-Sterling.
A review of Symmorphosis: On Form and Function in Shaping Life, by Ewald R. Weibel.
A review of Feeding the World: A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century, by Vaclav Smil.
Total Records : 12
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a researcher at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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