Sunday, April 06, 2014
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
It's a bird, it's a plane? It's ... a pterosaur?
These giant flying reptiles lived alongside the dinosaurs, and are the subject of a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.
More than 150 species of pterosaurs have been discovered, according to curator and chair of the ...
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Matthew Carrano, Curator of Dinosauria at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, discusses the dueling dinosaur fossils that were discovered in Montana in 2006, by commercial prospectors on a privately owned land. They’ll be auctioned and are expected to fetch possibly of the highest price ever paid for dinosaur fossils, which excludes museums from acquiring them. He’ll also look at how fossils are acquired by museums and collectors.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity.