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Aug 8, 2018

What if you were walking along the beach one day, and you discovered some footprints that could change our understanding of human evolution? On this episode of audioEARTH, Railey and Joe talk with Professor Per Ahlberg of the University of Uppsala, whose team did just that.

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Link to the study: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001678781730113X

EARTH Magazine article: https://www.earthmagazine.org/article/mysterious-miocene-bipedal-footprints-found-crete

Learn more about the Paleontological Society: http://paleosoc.org/

Paleontological Research Institution: https://www.priweb.org/

Society for Vertebrate Paleontology: http://vertpaleo.org/

Minerals vs. crystals: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/minerals/minerals_crystals.html

 

Music:

audioEARTH Main Theme by Jordan Davidson and Marshall Willner

audioEARTH Transition Theme by Jordan Davidson and Marshall Willner

The Adventures Of Robinson Crusoe (Robert Mellin, The Franco London Orchestra)

The Fellowship of the Ring Theme Song (Howard Shore, Lord Of The Rings Soundtracks, WMG)

 

audioEARTH is produced by the American Geosciences Institute in Alexandria, VA.

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