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Posted: January 25, 2012 - 10:52 , by Ian Nicklin
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specimen image of Springwater pallasite meteorite

The world's largest specimen of the Springwater pallasite meteorite.

Posted: January 24, 2012 - 10:11 , by David Evans
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Illustration of a dinosaur nest.

Fig. 1. Reconstruction of a Massospondyus nesting site. Courtesy J. Csotonyi

Posted: January 23, 2012 - 09:34 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

A few weeks ago, Stephen Hawking’s advice to humankind—his gift to us on his 70th birthday—was a very serious request that we must colonize other planets as soon as possible.

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 14:23 , by David Rudkin
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David M. Rudkin, Assistant Curator in Invertebrate Palaeontology, will be presenting at the upcoming  ROM Research Colloquium – join us on February 3 at 11:30am in the Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre to hear more about An Embarrassment of Worms: Fossil Priapulida from the Silurian of Ontario … Real and Imagined

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 10:08 , by Dave Ireland
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A group of children gathered around the Baby Bison cutout at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Kids loved the mystery of the lost baby bison.

Posted: January 17, 2012 - 17:16 , by admin
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Brendt C. Hyde, Mineralogy Technician will be presenting at the upcoming  ROM Research Colloquium – join us on February 3 at 4:30pm in the Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre to hear more about The Study of Meteorites – Science versus Conservation.

What are you going to talk about at the colloquium this year?

Posted: January 17, 2012 - 08:47 , by Ian Nicklin
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specimen image a twinned serandite crystal

World's largest twinned serandite crystal.

Posted: January 16, 2012 - 15:11 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager

Tommy Douglas once said, “Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it’s doing in the Maritimes.”

This vivid imagery has got to inspire you to find out more about this famous Canadian and his achievements.

Posted: January 13, 2012 - 11:17 , by Ryan Dodge
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Learn about the latest research and discoveries happening at the ROM and mark your calendars for the 33rd annual ROM Research Colloquium coming up on February 3, 2012.

Ryan Dodge is the Acquisitions Technician in the Library as well an active member of the ROM’s Social Media team. Here, he tells us a little bit more about his upcoming colloquium presentation, Mobile Interpretation in Museums.

Posted: January 12, 2012 - 13:14 , by Ian Nicklin
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Contributed by Brendt C. Hyde and Ian Nicklin.