Appendix: Multi-millionaire Andrew Carnegie was a bit of a strange cat. Known for being a ruthless steel magnate, he was also an unparalleled philanthropist determined
Appendix: For centuries, rumors of an enormous, violent, long-necked monster have swirled around Africa’s Congo Basin. Local tribes have pointed out images of brontosaurus as a
Appendix: The recorded history of important scientific discoveries tends to favor old white dudes while glossing over people of color. As a result, this
Appendix: Welcome back to Museum of Natural Mystery, everyone! Today’s exhibit attempts to answer what you might think would be a simple question: What
Appendix: “Find new species and catalog them.” This has always been the driving force behind natural history, but it’s also the prime directive of Pokemon.
Footnotes: It’s unusual for someone whose entire career is built on studying bones to have their own skeleton become the subject of adventure and controversy,
Footnotes: In 1868, the first dinosaur skeleton ever to be mounted, Hadrosaurus foulkii, went on display at The Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.
Footnotes: In past exhibits, I’ve encouraged listeners to put themselves in the shoes of folks like Mary Anning or the quarry workers who discovered