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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

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.

The Geologic History of Colorado by the Interactive Geology Project | #COgeology #video

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A Brief History of Colorado Through Time from Interactive Geology Project on Vimeo.

This 25-minute movie illustrates the geologic evolution of Colorado through time, and was used to introduced the AAPG Conference in Denver in May of 2015. This movie is part of the outreach by the Interactive Geology Project of the University of Colorado Boulder in which scientifiaclly accurate digital animations and interactive displays are created for public outreach in schools, museums, national parks, and the general public. Their collection of other Vimeo work may be found here. or in their video library. All media used in this movie was available under Creative Commons licenses, in the public domain, or used with permission by the creator.

Watch a #Dinosaur Expert React to Dinosaur #Movies | @NYMag

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From New York Magazine's Vulture video series, Dr. Paul Olsen from Columbia University critiques dinosaur clips from Hollywood in this 7:43 video.

Paleobiology Database Navigator Introduction | Dr. Phoebe Cohen, Williams College @GeoSciTweeps

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A 7:39 video intoducing the navigation and use of filters in this online database at PBDB Navigator.