Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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Who: AMNH paleontologists Dr Mike Novacek and Dr Mark Norell
What: free public presentation, “Travels with Tyrannosaurus”
When: Wednesday, 5 May at 700pm
Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st Street (Rose Center) [directions and maps]
Cost: FREE, and there is a cash bar too! (must be 21+ with ID)


Amazing fossils are still out there, waiting to be discovered. Museum paleontologists Mike Novacek and Mark Norell will share their adventures (and misadventures) on the hunt for dinosaur and ancient mammal fossils in Mongolia, China, Mexico, Chile, the Arabian peninsula, and Africa and explain why the hard work is worth it. After all, fossils are the only direct evidence of how life evolved on Earth.

SciCafe brings together inquisitive minds for an informal evening emceed by experts on cutting-edge science topics. Come with friends or meet new people, talk science, and more — it’s a happy hour Mr. Wizard would be proud of. Happening on the first Wednesday of every month, these 21-and-up SciCafes are presented by the American Museum of Natural History in the Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth.