Science writer Riley Black writes the “Laelaps” blog at Scientific American. She is also the author of the books Skeleton Keys (Penguin Random House, 2019) and My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs. Black is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A new book chronicles what happened in the minutes, days, weeks, and years after the infamous asteroid hit the Earth.
The day the infamous asteroid struck Earth might have been worst than you could imagine. Riley Black writes about that fateful day.
The story of how our skeletons evolved to look they way they do.
A writer follows a childhood passion, surrounding herself with dinosaurania, in this excerpt from “My Beloved Brontosaurus.”