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Picturing the Past

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Featuring nearly 100 works of art aimed to faithfully recreate life on prehistoric Earth, 'Picturing the Past' gives us what we believe to be the best artistic interpretation of life before man. The exhibit also includes abstract, woven and sculpted expressions of terrestrial history.

#PaleoArt - New Visions of Ancient Creatures | @SciFri | #video

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Paleoartist and science illustrator Gabriel Ugueto shares how he resurrects ancient organisms by starting with a single bone and working his way from inside out. The video was a production of ScienceFriday.

#Earthrise: A #Video Reconstruction | @APOD

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An explanation and credits for this video reconstruction is provided at Astronomy Picture of the Day. Details of the 1968 Earthrise are provided by NASA's Science Visualization Studio

What’s Next For Utah’s National Monuments? | @scifri | #BearsEars #paleontology

In this 23:29 episode of Science Friday, paleontologits David Polly and Stuart Sumida discuss the future of two fossil-rich national monuments with law professor John Rupple in light of recent lawsuits regarding cuts to both monuments. Photos from Bears Ears NM and related links including paleontological repercussions, an interactive map of Grand Staircase-Escalante NM and Bears Ears MM, drilling progress, and a video of 100 photos of Bears Ears from Friends of Cedar Mesa are included.

NASA Storm Analysis of Florence | @NASA | #HurricaneFlorence #satellitedata

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Using Earth-observing satellite data, NASA scientists have been analyzing the amount of rain that fell from Hurrica Florence. NASA has been providing a steady stream of information to FEMA, the National Guard, and other state and federal agencies to help assist the hurricane's impact. Learn more about how NASA studies thes storms at https://blogs.nasa.gov/disaster-response/2018/09/17/nasa-tracking-florence-from-every-angle-and-wavelength/ 

Search for Baby Dinosaurs!? by @EthanCowgill

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A 32:03 video on the discovery of Egg Mountain by Jack Horner and Bob Makela.

Check It Out - CheckItOut for Google Forms is Back! | @rmbyrne Free Technology for Teachers

 

Richard Byrne provides a description, limks, and a "How to Create a Check-in/Check-out System in Google Forms" tutorial video,

An Elegy for #Hatcher the #Triceratops @NMNH | @SmithsonianMag | #paleontology #dinosaur #museum #display

The David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time opens up in the spring of 2019. Read about Hatcher, a long time resident at the National Museum of Natural History, his legacy at the museum, and changes that he will undergo. A 3:40 video also highlights the upcoming opening of the renoveted hall.

Driving the West – latest entry by Robert Gay (@paleorob) | #CO #UT #geology #paleontology #GoPro #videos

Enjoy the various drives along Colorado and Utah's main and back roads with commentary on the geology and paleontology of the are by paleontologits Robert Gay, in his '94 Suburu wagon, and mounted GoPro camera.