Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 8th Feb 2010

Did the dinosaurs have the same seasons as we do?

Autumnal Vineyard in Napa Valley (c) Mila Zinkova

We discover whether life in the Cretaceous period was as seasonal as it is today. Did dinosaurs put up with leaves on the line too? Plus, we ask whether it's possible to make a call from a black hole.

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  • Have the seasons ever moved?

    I am especially curious to know if there was some shift in the seasons a long time ago? If we imposed our calendar system to the time of the dinosaurs for example, would we still find the seasons similar to autumn occurring around October or would the season have occurred at some...

 

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