Archaeopteryx has arrived in Sugar Land!

Last week a version of the show ‘Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution‘ arrived at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land.  There are around 70 authentic fossils on display including the Geosaurs, Guitar Fish, several fossilized corals, insects, fish, plants and a cast … Continue reading

Archaeopteryx – The Fossil that Proved Darwin was Right

1859: Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species.” Other scientists had proposed evolutionary theories before but Darwin was the first to work up a detailed case of how natural processes could transform one species into another. Darwin claimed that … Continue reading

How To Stuff Your Archaeopteryx For Thanksgiving

Serves 1/20th of a person. You must become pubis-savvy to understand Archaeopteryx. The pubic bone commands the guts – and gut evolution was huge in bird origins. 1) Check out an allosaur, a typical big meat-eating dinosaur. Note that the pubic … Continue reading