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SciCafe: Trilobite Takedown Podcast

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Many images of Cambrian era trilobite fossils are arranged on an asymmetric grid


Although they’ve been extinct for about 252 million years, trilobites still manage to fascinate us today. These fossil arthropods were among the first animals to appear in large numbers in the fossil record, and lived for almost 300 million years before going extinct. Assistant Curator Melanie Hopkins explains how these diverse creatures fit into the fossil record across the globe, and delves into her research on trilobite growth patterns. This SciCafe took place at the Museum on February 7, 2018.


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The Scicafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

This program is made possible by OceanX, an initiative of the Dalio Foundation, as part of its generous support of the special exhibition Unseen Oceans and its related educational activities and public programs.