“Hunting for Dinosaur’s Showed Me Our Place in the Universe” (WATCH Today’s ‘Galaxy’ Stream)

 
Mass-extinction_1077_600x450

What happens when you discover a dinosaur? Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara details his unearthing of Dreadnoughtus — a 77-million-year-old sauropod that was as tall as a two-story house and as heavy as a jumbo jet — and considers how amazingly improbable it is that a tiny mammal living in the cracks of the dinosaur world could evolve into a sentient being capable of understanding these magnificent creatures. Join him in a celebration of the Earth’s geological history and contemplate our place in deep time.

WATCH VIDEO

Image credit: With thanks to dinocreta.com

"The Galaxy" in Your Inbox, Free, Daily