An acclaimed paleontologist and author describes how contemporary scientists use "time machines" to probe the distant past. Topics covered include DNA sequencing and systematics, magnetic polarity, biostratigraphy and radiomaetric dating, finite element analysis, and atmospheric and sea level changes during the Cretaceous period. 25 illus.

Time Machines 1998, Copernicus Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387984162

1998 edition