The Field Museum has acquired six pieces of an extremely important Martian meteorite that was hurled into space about 700,000 years ago when Mars collided with an asteroid.
From January 25-27, 2013 the Annual Presolar Grains Workshop was held in Chicago. At this informal gathering cosmochemists and astrophysicists met and talked about how the study of presolar grains can help improve our understanding of how stars work.
Society for Conservation GIS (Geographic Information Systems) hosts an Annual International Conference.
he speciesLink network closes the year with a total of 5,725,729 records online, of which 2,119,954 are georeferenced by the data providers (37%) and 2,039,684 are georeferenced through an application (36%). The Field Museum of Natural History is repatriating data of samples collected in Brazil by naturalists of the 19th century.
The Field Museum is part of an amazing network with an important role to play.