The four-winged dinosaur

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WGBH Boston Video,
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[2008]
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English
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In 2002, the discovery of a beautiful and bizarre fossil astonished scientists and reignited the debate over the origin of flight. With four wings and superbly preserved feathers, the 130 million-year-old creature was like nothing paleontologists had ever seen before. In this program, Nova travels to the Chinese stone quarry where the fossil was discovered - a famed fossil treasure-trove - and teams up with the world's leading figures in paleontology, biomechanics, aerodynamics, animation, and scientific reconstruction to perform an unorthodox experiment: a wind tunnel flight test of a scientific replica of the ancient oddity. Dubbed Microraptor, the crow-sized fossil is one of the smallest dinosaurs ever found and one of the most controversial, challenging conventional theories and assumptions about the evolution of flight.
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subject_facet Birds of prey, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs -- Flight, Documentary television programs, Educational -- Television series, Educational television programs, Microraptor, Paleontology -- China -- Liaoning Sheng, Paleontology -- Cretaceous, Science television programs, Television programs, Video recordings for people with visual disabilities, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, Wings (Anatomy)
title_display The four-winged dinosaur
title_full The four-winged dinosaur [videorecording] / a Nova production by MDTV Productions for WGBH/Boston in association with ARTE France and Caldecott Productions International ; written, produced and directed by Mark Davis
title_short The four-winged dinosaur
topic_facet Birds of prey, Dinosaurs, Flight, Microraptor, Paleontology, Wings (Anatomy)
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