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    Photographing a hidden world

    By Marc Airhart
    Published: Sept. 20, 2011

    University of Texas at Austin geologist Peter Flaig of the Jackson School of Geosciences went to Antarctica in search of fossils. Surrounded by snow and ice, he and his colleagues discovered the footprints of horseshoe crabs, burrows of small mammal-like reptiles and the remains of forests, all signs of a much warmer time millions of years ago.

    Photos and narration by Peter Flaig.

    What to watch next:

    • Frozen in time” — More photography in Know by geologist Peter Flaig

    This audio slide show originally appeared on the Jackson School of Geosciences Web site.

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      rifqi said on Sept. 14, 2012 at 9:59 a.m.
      Fantastic!! Beautiful photographs
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      ilmu said on Dec. 3, 2011 at 4:19 a.m.
      I was wondering if you saw any evidence of aliens while there, because that area is supposed to be where they enter the earth with their spacecraft?
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