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May 20th, 2013

An NSF-funded workshop project led by Field Museum Adjunct Curator Robert Lücking received world-wide attention through a report in the international science business journal International Innovation. The article highlights Robert's training activities in Latin America and focuses on the particular situation in Colombia, where the project has developed substantial scientific expertise in short time.

May 08th, 2013

You cannot always get to all the events the Bird Division is involved in.

April 27th, 2013

Every once in a while traffic jams are somewhat enjoyable.

April 21st, 2013

An incredible juvenile plumage of an Amazonian bird goes unknown for 180 years - not any more.

April 09th, 2013

 

On April 9, 2013 the Field Museum's Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies has obtained more than 2.2 pounds and 234 pieces of the Chelyabinsk meteorite through a donation of meteorite collector Terry Boudreaux. Pieces of the meteorite are available for scientific research. Research on that meteorite will help us better understand the history of the solar system in particular its collisional history. The donation was extensively covered by the media.   The Chelyabinsk meteorites will be on public display at the Field Museum starting Wednesday afternoon, April 9, 2013.
March 29th, 2013

Last month, I submitted my first paper to a scholarly journal. It grew out of my work on LinEpig...

March 26th, 2013

Bringing our collection of eggs to the public through digitization.

March 25th, 2013

Watch an interview with the curator of the new exhibit at the Field Museum about prehistoric cave paintings in Lascaux!

March 06th, 2013

The first scientific paper describing the almost local meteorite Mifflin that fell on April 14, 2010 in southwestern Wisconsin got published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science. The Robert A. Pritzker Assistant Curator for Meteoritics and Polar StudiesPhilipp Heck is a member of the international consortium who studied the space rock and co-author of the study.

February 12th, 2013

Permian brachiopods collected from the Salt Range during WWII by Dr. Sharat Roy.

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