Toast the Titanosaur
January 15, 2016
Meet the newest resident of the Museum’s fossil halls, a 122-foot-long titanosaur, during a night of cocktails and conversation. Paleontologist Diego Pol, who was part of the team that discovered the fossil in 2014, joins Macaulay Curator of Paleontology Mark Norell and Provost of Science Mike Novacek for a salon-style chat about the stupendous sauropod and its scientific significance.
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November 7, 2016
Robert Peck, author of the new, illustrated book The Natural History of Edward Lear, discusses the remarkable life and natural history paintings of this beloved children’s writer, and why he abruptly and mysteriously abandoned his scientific work.
November 10, 2016
Join Dr. Justin Rubinstein, deputy chief of the Induced Seismicity Project at the United States Geological Survey, as he discusses this new breed of human-caused earthquakes.
November 19, 2016
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?
November 20, 2016
Discover how programmers, librarians, and archivists worked together to mine the Museum’s library data, unlocking new ways to visualize and understand the Museum Library’s collections. Hear first-hand accounts from the data trenches, and find out what hackers can really create in 24 hours.
December 21, 2016