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.
In Iowa, Christina Dreier and her husband often must choose between paying bills and buying enough food for their family. Food stamps and the local foo... More In Iowa, Christina Dreier and her husband often must choose between paying bills and buying enough food for their family. Food stamps and the local food pantry provide some relief, but sometimes the Dreiers' best efforts aren't enough. They are among millions of Americans who struggle with hunger, and those numbers are on the rise. Read more about hunger in the United States online in National Geographic magazine: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/hunger/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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