Sources

Scientific Papers

Special issue of Science, October 2, 2009

Images

  • East Africa, 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation; satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Awash River Valley, Ethiopia, composite: February 5, 2000/ December 4, 2002/February 13 and May 29, 2003 (USGSsatellite: NASA Landsat 7, sensor: ETM+)
  • Ardipithecus/Australopithecus discovery sites (Science/AAAS)
  • Ardipithecus ramidus skeleton (© T. White, 2008, from the cover of the October 2, 2009 issue of Science)
  • Lucy digital reconstruction (Houston Museum of Natural Science)
  • Ardipithecus ramidus pelvis and foot digital reconstructions (Courtesy of Science/AAAS)
  • Timeline of human evolution (AMNH)