July 27, 2022 12:13 pm
T. rex has been the single species of the genus Tyrannosaurus recognized since the dinosaur was first described in 1905. A genus is a broader grouping of related organisms than a species.
April 08, 2022 4:54 pm
The object that slammed off the Yucatán Peninsula of what is today Mexico was about 6 miles wide, scientists estimate, but the identification of the object has remained a subject of debate.
June 22, 2021 8:02 pm
Some 65 million years ago, a rock from outer space slammed into Earth, wreaking havoc on life in its wake and leaving a large crater on our planet’s surface.
April 20, 2021 8:27 am
Pterosaurs are reptiles that are close cousins of dinosaurs, the first animals after insects to evolve powered flight. Some pterosaurs were as large as an F-16 fighter jet, while others were as small as a paper airplane.
March 16, 2020 9:37 am
It has long been known that Earth’s spin has slowed over time. A new study looks at daily and annual variations in the mollusc shell.
February 05, 2020 5:42 pm
New findings published in the journal Geology last week revealed that cyanobacteria — blue-green algae responsible for harmful toxic blooms — moved into the crater a few years after the impact.
October 22, 2019 3:11 pm
New research now makes the case that the same incident that helped bring an end to the reign of the dinosaurs also acidified the planet’s oceans, disrupted the food chain that sustained life underwater and resulted in mass extinction.
September 12, 2019 1:24 pm
The asteroid which killed dinosaurs was estimated to be equivalent to 10 billion atomic bombs that were used in World War II. It triggered massive tsunamis and led to wildfires that were thousands of miles away, according to a new research.
May 01, 2019 5:41 pm
The oldest known dinosaur is Eoraptor, a meat-eater that lived 228 million years ago. Most palaeontologists believe that birds are the only surviving dinosaurs. So dinosaurs aren’t really extinct because their descendants are still living.
January 11, 2019 12:37 am
Asked if there is any scientific basis or evidence that the dinosaurs were mentioned in Vedas by Lord Brahma, Khosla said Vedas were written 25,000-30,000 years back, whereas dinosaurs became extinct 6.5 crore years back.
December 11, 2022 5:38 pm
Dinosaurs may have gone extinct, but if you are a curious soul who wants to know what the creatures looked like, head over to the electric dinosaur exhibition that started on December 1 at Noida Stadium, and will end on January 1, 2023.