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Stories tagged by 'paleontology'
What’s the story behind Charles R. Knight’s famous painting?
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What would you do if you encountered the toothy mouth of a 6-foot-long fish?
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Where can you find a cast of a fossil from one of the largest known dinosaurs?» Read More
Where can you find an extinct Ice Age giant in Philadelphia?» Read More
How does the Academy keep historic collections accessible and in great shape?» Read More
What can you find in the Academy’s Thomas Jefferson Fossil Collection?» Read More
Why do a few fishermen reel in fossils instead of fish?» Read More
Was Leidy an evolutionist?» Read More
What wacky, bizarre mammals set off the feud we know as the Bone Wars?» Read More
Are you related to a fossil fish?» Read More
If the piranha is not a threat, then what is?» Read More
How are fossils removed from rocks, anyways?» Read More
How are Academy scientists preparing for our bicentennial exhibit, The Academy at 200: The Nature of Discovery?» Read More
Have you noticed the statue in front of the Academy?» Read More
Why did two super smart paleontologists develop a nasty rivalry that made its way into the newspapers?» Read More
Do you know who described a giant marine reptile fossil which started the Bone Wars?» Read More
How do you settle a fossil debate?» Read More
Why did the Sioux believe an 1850s fossil collector was an odd character?» Read More
Can you feel the natural science love?» Read More
What is the thickest book in the Academy's Library & Archives?
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What did an Academy expedition reveal about life during the Pleistocene era?» Read More
Did you know that Haddonfield, New Jersey was the site of an incredible dinosaur discovery?» Read More
How did the world learn about the paleontological treasures of the American West?» Read More
How did digging up fossils help Academy scientists learn more about American geologic formations?» Read More
Why was an Academy scientist hanging out in Arctic Canada?» Read More
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