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Dinosaurs Among Us: Conversation with Curators


The Museum's Provost of Science Michael Novacek discusses the transition between dinosaurs and birds and its representation in the new Museum exhibition Dinosaurs Among Us. Joining him are Ashley Heers, a postdoctoral fellow in paleontology at the Museum, and Mark Norell, the Chair and Macaulay Curator of the Division of Paleonotology - and curator of the new exhibition.

Tags: Podcasts, Dinosaurs Among Us, Dinosaurs, Evolution, Lectures, life, Paleontology, Exhibitions, Exhibit, Birds

Marco Livio

Brilliant Blunders: A Q&A with Mario Livio


Even geniuses make mistakes. That’s the reassuring message of the engrossing new book Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein—Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe, by theoretical astrophysicist and noted writer Mario Livio. Livio will give a Frontiers Lecture on Monday, June 10, at the Museum on the topic of brilliant blunders by such towering scientific figures as Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein, and more.

Tags: Evolution, Astrophysics, Q&A


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