Posted: 9 février 2012 à 13 h 51 , by admin
By Brendt C. Hyde, ROM Mineralogy Technician
Meteorites can come from a variety of locations. Most often we think of them as pieces of rock ejected off of asteroids during big collisions in space. However, these collisions also happen on the planets and moons in our solar system. The Earth has luckily been able to collect a number of meteorites from our moon and from the planet Mars. This month we take a look at a rock from Mars.
Posted: 30 janvier 2012 à 10 h 49 , by admin
Dr. Chen Shen, Vice President, Senior Curator, Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology at the ROM gives a preview of his presentation, Peking Man Revisited: A Who’s Who of Human Evolution at the upcoming ROM Research Colloquium this Friday, February 3 in the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre.
Posted: 26 janvier 2012 à 9 h 56 , by Nicole Richards
A sneak peak at our new komodo dragon before the work begins
Posted: 25 janvier 2012 à 10 h 52 , by Ian Nicklin
The world's largest specimen of the Springwater pallasite meteorite.
Posted: 18 janvier 2012 à 14 h 23 , by David Rudkin
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: 17 janvier 2012 à 17 h 16 , by admin
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: 17 janvier 2012 à 8 h 47 , by Ian Nicklin
World's largest twinned serandite crystal.
Posted: 10 janvier 2012 à 14 h 53 , by admin
By Kenneth R. Lister
Kenneth R. Lister is the Assistant Curator of Anthropology in the Department of World Cultures. Read on for a preview of what he’ll be talking about on February 3, 2012 at the 33rd Annual ROM Research Colloquium.
Posted: 5 janvier 2012 à 11 h 55 , by admin
Their distinctive heart-shaped face actually helps improve their hearing. With lop-sided ears, they can easily pinpoint prey with sound alone. Photo by Steve Brace
Posted: 4 janvier 2012 à 13 h 53 , by admin
Want to find out more about the latest research and discoveries happening at the ROM? Mark your calendars for the 33rd annual ROM Research Colloquium coming up on February 3, 2012.