May 26, 2020

EP. 163 — What Was Poppin’ In Prehistoric America? with Dr. Julia Clarke

On this episode of Getting Curious, we’re digging deep with Dr. Julia Clarke, Wilson Professor of Paleontology at The University of Texas at Austin and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. She and Jonathan get to the bottom of how Texas looked 250 million years ago, which dinosaurs roamed prehistoric America, and what Pangaea’s got to do with the age of dinosaurs.

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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & Dr. Julia Clarke   JVN [00:00:00] Welcome to Getting Curious. I’m Jonathan Van Ness and every week I sit down for a 40 minute conversation with a brilliant expert to learn all about something that makes me curious. And if you’re curious about whether or not I can say expert, I can! On today’s episode, I’m joined by Dr. Julia Clarke, the Wilson Professor of Paleontology at The University of Texas at Austin and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, where I ask her: What was poppin’ in prehistoric America? Welcome to “Getting Curious,” this is Jonathan Van Ness. I’m so excited for this week’s episode because, honey, I have been very curious lately about dinosaurs. And then I’m minding my own business and I meet Dr. Julia Clarke, who is a Wilson Professor of Paleontology at the University of Texas at Austin and you’re a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.    JULIA CLARKE [00:00:54]

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