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tags: Walk-Through of NYC’s American Museum of Natural History, museum, natural history museum, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, New York City, culture, edutainment, streaming video This is a rather nice video with a home-made feel to it. It presents a quick view of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, starting…

tags: natural history museum, British Museum, Dry Storeroom No. 1, Richard Fortey, book review Everyone I have ever met has, at some point in our conversations, told me that they wished they could work in a natural history museum. I am one of the rare lucky people in the world because I have worked as…

Hi Science Girl, you’ve probably received tons of emails from other geologists, but your mystery object is an ammonite fossil, a nautiloid sea creature which lived between the Silurian/Devonian (ca. 400 million years ago) and became extinct with the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous (65 Ma). Definitely one of the more spectacular fossils!…

tags: Natural History Museum, London, England, mystery object, travel Mystery object at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Image: GrrlScientist 3 September 2008 [larger view]. When racing through the Natural History Museum in London, I photographed this object and forgot to photograph the plaque that provided information about it. Besides showing this to you…

Hello To PZ From London!

Octopus at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Image: GrrlScientist 3 September 2008 [larger view]. As soon as I saw this sculpture on a pillar at the Natural History Museum in London, I thought of one person. Guess who that person was? You have three guesses and the first two don’t count.

tags: Professor Steve Steve, London, England, Nature Network conference, science blog conference, Nature Network science blog conference, travel Professor Steve Steve is viciously attacked by an unknown dinosar while visiting the Natural History Museum in London, England. Image: Bob O’Hara 3 September 2008 [larger view]. In a truly shocking development, Professor Steve Steve barely survived…