fossils

Cincinnati Museum Center
1:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Fossil Week kicks off on Wednesday with a series of events and speakers

One of the greatest collections of fossils can be found at the Cincinnati Museum Center, and this weekend those relics will be celebrated during the upcoming Fossil Week. Frank Johnson is joined by Dr. Glenn Storrs and Jack Kallmeyer with details about the event and the importance of these fossils to our greater understanding of this area and what/who came before us.

Ordovician Period fossils
1:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

All about the Cincinnati Under the Sea exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Ordovician diorama from Cincinnati Under the Sea exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

The Cincinnati Museum Center at historic Union Terminal is currently exhibiting some of its world-class collection of invertebrate fossils from the Ordovician Period, called Cincinnati Under the Sea. Dr. Brenda Hunda, curator of invertebrate paleontology at the center, joins Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about this collection and this particular period in our history.

Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Dr. Ian Tattersall - American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Ian Tattersall

Dr. Ian Tattersall is currently Curator Emeritus in the Division of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. He is working on a project to document the major fossils in the human fossil record. He takes a few minutes away from his work to join Thane Maynard to discuss this project as well as his long-standing work on the science of what makes us human.


Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:31 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Fossil and Fragment Geological Research at UC

Dr. Joshua Miller from the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Geology joins Thane Maynard to discuss his work collecting and researching fossils and other historical fragments to better understand the population and geographic movements of earlier cultures. He has traveled to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (AK), Yellowstone National Park (WY), Denali National Park (AK), Isle Royale National Park (MI), the Wind River Mountains (WY), and Amboseli National Park (Kenya) to seek out information on the movements and ecological challenges faced by early man.