Dive into the world of dinosaurs as this exhibit reveals how they lived, moved and behaved! Touchable fossil casts, life-size models, interactive stations and more let you explore modern day technologies scientists use to look at fossils in new, fresh ways. This exhibit highlights current research by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History and other leading paleontologists around the world.
Using a combination of major fossils finds, captivating computer simulations and provocative models, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas thoroughly examines the array of investigative tools, from bioengineering computer software to CT scans, used by modern scientists to reinterpret many of the most persistent and puzzling mysteries of dinosaurs. What did they look like? How did they behave? How did they move?
This exhibit is organized by the American Museum of Natural History
Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.
About the American Museum of Natural History:
"The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. The Museum encompasses more than 40 permanent exhibition halls, including those in the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium, as well as galleries for temporary exhibitions. The Museum’s scientists draw on a world-class permanent collection of more than 34 million specimens and artifacts, some of which are billions of years old, and on one of the largest natural history libraries in the world."