A group of scientists from Canada announced the discovery in Colorado of the remains of the hadrosaur, which lived after 700 thousand years after the mass extinction.
The General view is that the dinosaurs on Earth became extinct due to the fall of the asteroid on the Yucatan Peninsula. While there are many other theories which claim that the blame not the asteroid. Jetta Keller (Gerta Keller), the expert from Princeton, with their counterparts here for the first year finds more and more evidence that the death of the dinosaurs to blame for the fall of other cosmic bodies (the theory of “multiple drops”). The last drop in the dispute was the latest discovery in the history of planet dinosaur, according to the portal Membrana.
It was made in the formation hell Creek (Hell Creek Formation), which, incidentally, is only 13 centimeters below the K-T boundary (the layer of soil below the fall of the asteroid), is another proof of the correctness of the supporters of the transient of destruction of dinosaurs and wrong, scientists who adhere to notions of slow extinction.
The remains, perhaps, “the last flightless dinosaur in history” is a frontal horn 45 centimeters in length, which probably belonged to a Triceratops or torosaurus.
In their article, the authors write that their will nakedcapitalism the existence of the so-called three-meter gap. This zone (3 meters below the K-T boundary, corresponding to approximately 100 thousand years) known that it almost didn’t find the remains and footprints of dinosaurs. It was used by the supporters of the theory of gradual extinction as a proof of the correctness of his conclusions. Continue reading
During the excavation of an ancient Buddhist settlement in Ussuriysk found a rich Buddhist temple, located in the former Imperial Palace. The tribes that inhabited the territory of Primorye in the XII century, were destroyed with the arrival of the Tatar-Mongol yoke.
Where once was an ancient castle, now should appear a normal residential house. While on a platform behind a high fence builders came, in the sweat of archaeologists working here. Deep in the earth they looking for its Palace of mystery. Rare case when Maritime archaeologists conduct excavations right in the city. Usually in the summer they can be found either in the fields or in the forest, far from civilization.
Ussuriisk and its surroundings have long attracted the attention of scientists, because here thousands of years ago there was a settlement to the Jurchen. The times when the Jurchens lived on the territory of modern Primorye, dated the XII century. And just in the area of today’s Ussuriysk, they founded their capital.
The Jurchens professed Buddhism, and the majority of the finds here has something to do with religion. One of them has led archaeologists to believe that were here and rich Buddhist temple. As found NTV correspondent Igor Sorokin, a Buddha figure with detailed facial features, archaeologists found for the first time.
Outside the Imperial divorceonline and dwellings of ordinary people. To restore the outline of the house in full, the ground it is necessary to remove thin layers. Continue reading