Tag: Prehistoric

  • Guardians of Eden

    Guardians of Eden

    Guardians of Eden – or “Lucy’s Triumph” – in which our famous ancestor Lucy gets the job done whilst her male companion gets distracted. Prompted by this fascinating article about how we always underestimate the sophistication of ancient civilisations – to the point of pretending that their buildings ‘prove’ prehistoric […]

  • Science vs. Fiction

    Science vs Fiction

    Science vs. Fiction, or Gigantoraptor vs. Jabberwock. This is why I love science. It can prove that one of these creatures existed, millions of years ago in what is now the Gobi Desert. It can’t prove that the other one didn’t exist. Okay, so there’s no evidence that it did, […]