Friday, September 16, 2011

Totally cool...

Dinosaur feathers in amber! Layman's story here. The Science article here.

Creationists will be blanching at tossed off phrases like: 

"About 80 million years ago, these feathers likely blew into some tree resin and...."

I still cherish the amber pendant my dad got me in the Dominican Republic back when I was 9. It has an ant in it. I was incredulous when he explained what it was. I have loved amber ever since.

© Bright Nepenthe, 2011

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