Chat With a Paleontologist About Pterosaurs and the AMNH's New Exhibit

The American Museum of Natural History here in New York just kicked off an exhibit about those ancient flying reptiles called pterosaurs. These rulers of the sky happen to be the least understood of prehistoric creatures, so we've got Mark Norell, the curator in charge of the paleontology department at the AMNH and … » 5/02/14 10:40am 5/02/14 10:40am

How To Transport a T-Rex Skeleton Across the Country

The Wankel Tyrannosaurus Rex has lived the past 26 years of its 65-million-year existence at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana. This week the colossal creature's carcass is moving to the National Museum of Natural History in D.C., where it will eventually live in a new $35 million dinosaur hall. But how… » 4/17/14 5:40pm 4/17/14 5:40pm

AMNH 3D-Printing Camp: Let's Make Some Dinos

At the American Museum of Natural History's two-week camp Capturing Dinosaurs: Reconstructing Extinct Species Through Digital Fabrication, a group of teens learned the processes and tools used by paleontologists for studying dinosaur bones and digitally reconstructing them. And we got to tag along for some of it. » 7/22/13 6:25pm 7/22/13 6:25pm