Dinosaurs

Still the Crater of Doom

Date: 
November 1, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

John Zawiskie, Curator of Earth and Life Sciences and Cranbrook Institute of Science geologist and paleontologist, will critically review the historical development of the asteroid impact theory for the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs, including past controversies regarding the timing of the mass extinction and the impact that formed the massive Chicxulub crater in the Gulf of Mexico. John’s presentation will be highlighted by his own field photography of the strata in the Raton Basin in Colorado and New Mexico.

Dinotopia; Art Science and Imagination

Date: 
October 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

James Gurney, the author and award-winning illustrator, will present a digital slide presentation that takes the audience behind the scenes to show how he paints realistic pictures of dinosaurs for science publications and for his illustrated fantasy universe Dinotopia. Visit the Science Shop prior to this lecture and receive 20% off any Dinotopia book and a free autograph from the author!

The Chronicles of Laramidia lectures are free and seating is available on a first come, first served basis.  

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Date: 
July 5, 2013
Location: 
Acheson Planetarium

Dinosaurs at Dusk opens to the public.

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Asteroid Impact and the End of the Dinosaur Era

Speaker: Dr. Brian Huber,Smithsonian Institution
Fri., Dec. 9 • 7:30pm

Dr. Brian Huber will explore the asteroid impact theory for the cause of the Late Cretaceous mass extinction based on his studies of deep-sea drilling cores taken 500-580 km off the northeastern coast of Florida during an ocean drilling program cruise. Free with admission.

Asteroid Impact and the End of the Dinosaur Era

Date: 
December 9, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Asteroid Impact and the End of the Dinosaur Era
Speaker: Dr. Brian Huber,Smithsonian Institution
Fri., Dec. 9 • 7:30pm

Dr. Brian Huber will explore the asteroid impact theory for the cause of the Late Cretaceous mass extinction based on his studies of deep-sea drilling cores taken 500-580 km off the northeastern coast of Florida during an ocean drilling program cruise. Free with admission.

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New Triassic Dinosaurs

Date: 
April 29, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science Auditorium

Sterling Nesbitt describes his field research in the Southwest USA including the discovery of the new dinosaur Tawa hallae and his surprising analysis on the stomach contents of Coelophysis from Ghost Ranch New Mexico.

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