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- n. A dinosaur, of genus Seismosaurus, from the Jurassic period
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- n. genus of large herbivorous dinosaurs of Cretaceous found in western North America
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Next time I have my family in Albuquerque, we'll have to go over to the Natural History Museum to show them the seismosaurus humerus (?) on display there.
The kid (looking at me as if I just told her I pooped my pants): Of course I've heard of a seismosaurus.
Developed between 1984 and 1987 (by coauthor Alan J. Witten) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, GDT has also been used to image the skeleton of seismosaurus, the largest known dinosaur, in the New Mexico desert; to detect tunnels beneath the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea; and to find buried drums of toxic waste in the clean-up of two dump sites in Michigan and Minnesota.