Melvin's digital garden

The Artist & The Scientists

[2016-07-27 Wed 19:05:00] speaker: Peter Trusler, Patricia Vickers-Rich, and Thomas H. Rich event: Science in the Cafe

based on their book “The Artist and the Scientists”

reconstruction based on anatomical features on the bones

includes flora around the local area

CT scanning helps to get details that are hidden in the rocks

large mammals live in Australia, the megafauna

thinking about why the features exists on the animals

an artist can help to compose bone fragments and pieces from different animals into a complete picture

filling in the cartilage and muscle and finally the skin, coloration mostly educated guesses

some skin impressions can be found in the fossil record

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