|What are scientists who study fossils called?
|Question Date: 2007-07-16|
They're called Paleontologists, the coolest
They are called Paleontologists. At UCSB, we have
3 faculties who study fossils. Bruce Tiffney
studies fossilized plants, Andy Wyss studies
fossilized rodents from South America and Susannah
Porter studies very old fossils of single cell
creatures. (Very small!!)
They are called Paleontologists, sometimes they
are called Geobiologists. Scientists who study the
POSSIBILITY of life on other planets are called
Paleontologists (pay-lee-on-tah-low-jehst) study
fossils. Geologists (they typically study rocks)
might also study fossils.
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