Star-gazing scientists miss the dinosaurs below their feet
More than 50 years ago, in 1959, NASA built its Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. But it wasn't until last month a startling discovery was made. Right under the nose of America's top scientists, a dinosaur track was lurking.
On Aug. 17, dino tracker Ray Stanford found the partial footprint of a nodosaur (seen above with a small nodosaur model in the centre), which lived some 110 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period, on the NASA campus. It's an odd place to uncover a dinosaur track, to be sure, but it's hardly the only spot proof of the creatures has turned up lately. Click through to find a round-up of all the recent dino finds from across the world.
The Nation's Tyrannosaurus rex, found in Montana 26 years ago, arrived early Tuesday morning at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. T... More The Nation's Tyrannosaurus rex, found in Montana 26 years ago, arrived early Tuesday morning at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The public will be able to see scientists scanning and performing an inventory on one of the most complete T. rex fossils ever found. Among their tasks: to determine the proper way to mount the bones for display. Read more about the T. rex's arrival: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/04/140415-tyrannosaurus-rex-arrival-wankel-smithsonian-paleontology-science/
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