Could you outrun a Tyrannosaurus rex?

Even if we can't observe how fast dinosaurs ran in real life (at least for now), there's nothing that says we can't do our damnedest to figure it out experimentally. After all, if dinosaurs do make their big comeback, questions like "how fast do they run?" and "wait a minute...how fast can I run?" are precisely what you'll … » 11/23/12 11:00am 11/23/12 11:00am

Could you outrun a Tyrannosaurus rex?

Even if we can't observe how fast dinosaurs ran in real life (at least for now), there's nothing that says we can't do our damnedest to figure it out experimentally. After all, if dinosaurs do make their big comeback, questions like "how fast do they run?" and "wait a minute...how fast can I run?" are precisely what you'll … » 10/27/11 2:00pm 10/27/11 2:00pm

Tyrannosaurus rex was much, much bigger than we thought

An international team of researchers has used three-dimensional laser scans to determine that Tyrannosaurus rex were likely 30% more massive that we once thought — and a whole lot hungrier. Be honest, now...how many of you woke up this morning thinking you'd hear the words "three-dimensional laser" and "Tyrannosaurus rex"… » 10/13/11 3:15pm 10/13/11 3:15pm