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Focus On: The Thermopolis Archaeopteryx [Pete Larson]
June 16, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The Thermopolis Archaeopteryx is one of the finest examples of this species ever discovered. And, lucky us! Paleontologist Pete Larson stopped by to tell us what makes this fossil so special, and fill us in on his new research on it – see what he had to say in the video below. We’re talking dino-bird […]

Archimedes, Atoms and Archaeopteryx
June 11, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Peter L. Larson, paleontologist and geologist, is a paleontologist and the president of Black Hills Institute of Geological Research in Hill City, South Dakota. Larson is on the research team investigating Archaeopteryx and other fossils at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Today he blogs about the fossil Archaeopteryx and how high powered X-rays helps us […]

Mighty Gorgosaurus, felled by…brain cancer? [Pete Larson]
August 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

This fabulous image of the Gorgosaur on display in Dinosaur Mummy CSI by photine on Flickr. (Photo used with permission) And now, from the archives: a neat little video interview with paleontologist Pete Larson! Pete was in town during the opening of our recent Dinosaur Mummy CSI: Cretaceous Science Investigation exhibition, which featured the mummified dinosaur […]



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