The Free Dictionary  
mailing list For webmasters
Welcome Guest Forum Search | Active Topics | Members

Raymond Arthur Dart (1893) Options
Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/7/2009
Posts: 28,505
Neurons: 84,693
Location: Inside Farlex computers
Raymond Arthur Dart (1893)

Dart was an Australian-born South African physical anthropologist and paleontologist. In 1924, when Asia was still believed to be the cradle of humankind, Dart's discovery of the Taung skull near the Kalahari substantiated Charles Darwin's prediction that such ancestral hominin forms would be found in Africa. Dart named the skull, establishing it as the type specimen of a new genus and species, Australopithecus africanus. What disputed theory of human evolution did he originate? More...
gradyone
Posted: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 1:35:04 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 4/12/2010
Posts: 2,423
Neurons: 12,277
Location: Virgil, Illinois, United States

Dart led an interesting life, developing professional contacts that nearly spanned the globe
from Australia to England and South Africa. Here's a link that provides some insight into
the importance of his analysis of the Taung skulls ..Nature


Viva Geronimo
Users browsing this topic
Guest


Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Main Forum RSS : RSS
Forum Terms and Guidelines | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2008-2019 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.