Tag Archives: Paleontology

1934: Dorothy Hill – Pioneering Coral Geology Research

Dorothy Hill's groundbreaking research in coral geology helped unravel the history and evolution of corals, marking her as a key figure in paleontology

1811: Mary Anning – Unveiling Earth’s Ancient Secrets Through Fossils

Mary Anning's groundbreaking fossil discoveries in the 19th century, including the first ichthyosaur, plesiosaurus, and British pterosaur, played a crucial role in supporting the concepts of deep time and stratigraphy, highlighting the significance of fossils [...]

c. 38,000 BCE: The Geological Wonder of La Brea Tar Pits

The La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, renowned for preserving ancient animal remains, offer a unique glimpse into the natural seepage of tar formed from deep-seated petroleum deposits