Trays of fossils with labels

Dig Into the Science Museum’s paleontology collection

biology, earth scienceZoe Harvey, Marketing Communication SpecialistApr 30, 2020

Have you been to the Science Museum and wanted even more information about the fossils on display? Or have you ever wondered which fossils our scientists are researching (and why)?

With the guidance of Dr. Alex Hastings, our Fitzpatrick Chair of Paleontology, we’re taking a closer look at some of our fossils and specimens—both in the Dinos and Fossils gallery and behind the scenes in our labs and collections—including ancient fish, an extinct cousin of the crocodile, and even a massive T. rex toe bone!

Read the full blog to find out what Dr. Hastings has to say about some of his favorite fossils.