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Author Berger, Lee R.

Title The skull in the rock : how a scientist, a boy, and Google Earth opened a new window on human origins / by Lee Berger and Marc Aronson.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  569.9096822 B453s 2012    ---  Available
Description 64 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Chronicles the story behind one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of all time, explaining its significance for understanding human evolution and how it is shaping the thinking of the scientific community.
Contents The first bone -- Seeing the anomaly - Lucy -- The hunters set a trap -- "What is right in front of my eyes that I am missing?" -- If you look with new eyes you see new things -- The answer -- Dating Karabo -- The source -- What if Lee is still wrong about sediba? -- The braided stream: A new view of evolution from sediba to modern human.
Subject Fossil hominids -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Human beings -- Origin.
Human evolution -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- South Africa -- Witwatersrand Region.
Prehistoric peoples.
Berger, Lee R.
Added Author Aronson, Marc.
ISBN 9781426310102 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1426310102 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781426310539 (library binding : alk. paper)
1426310536 (library binding : alk. paper)

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