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Program Details - Fossil Detectives 2009-08-16 20:30:00

This program is on BBC Four

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7/8. Scotland: Hermione Cockburn leads a team of fossil experts and geologists around Scotland, where they fish for strange armoured creatures that date back hundreds of millions of years. 7/8. Scotland

Series in which Open University associate lecturer Hermione Cockburn leads a team of fossil experts and geologists around different regions of Britain to search for its best fossil treasures and mysteries.

In Scotland, the team go fossil hunting in Loch Ness and track down prehistoric life throughout the country, some of it revealed though cutting-edge MRI scans never seen before. They discover how microfossils help us find fossil fuel and Hermione fishes for strange armoured creatures that date back hundreds of millions of years. [S]

 

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