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Tomorrow: Explore features on Pluto that remind us of Earth @ AMNH
Lecture: Pluto’s Glaciers, Mountains, and Dunes
On Wednesday, November 18,
at 7 pm ET, join Cathy Olkin and John Spencer, science
team members for NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto, for an up-close
investigation of Plutonian glaciers, mountains, dunes, landslides, and other
features surprisingly similar to those on Earth. The Museum’s Director of
Astrovisualization Carter Emmart will pilot us in OpenSpace through this
more nuanced picture of Pluto.
Live Hall Tour: Bernard Family
Hall of North American Mammals
treeless tundra of the Arctic, wide-open prairies, and leafy
forests as we meet mammals like grizzly bears, bison, and jaguars
in the world-famous Bernard Family Hall of North American
Mammals. Each diorama is a masterpiece of art and science, and on
Friday, November 20, at 1 pm ET, we’ll take you on a live virtual
tour with Museum tour guide Pat Paz.
Have you ever
wondered how artists turn fossil bones into lifelike drawings of
wooly mammoths, saber-toothed cats, and other extinct animals? In
this latest challenge from OLogy, the Museum’s science website
for kids, a paleoartist lets you in on the secrets to fleshing
out a skeleton. Submit your entry by Monday, November 30, for a
chance to be featured on the website!