Peter Weiss

Dec. 24, 2010

Y2K Revisited

We dip into the Science Friday archives for a trip back to December 31, 1999, and a look at 'The Y2K Problem.'We dip into the Science Friday archives for a trip back to December 31, 1999, and a look at 'The Y2K Problem.'

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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