Badlands Dinosaur Museum included in Reader’s Digest’s best dinosaur museums

“Badlands Dinosaur Museum included in Reader’s Digest’s best dinosaur museums” Read the full story at Reader’s Digest

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Dickinson Museum Researchers scan Triceratops brain

TRICERATOPS BRAIN SCAN: This weekend we visited St. Louis, MO where a fossil Triceratops braincase from the Dickinson collection was CT scanned at the radiology facility. X-rays of the CT scan penetrate through the bone of the braincase, creating a 3D model of the Triceratops brain which we will 3D

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Armored dinosaur teeth in the lab

ARMORED DINOSAUR TEETH: Since we returned from the field about a week ago, seasonal preparator (and fieldwork crewmember) Jack has been busy cleaning mud from around the skull of the nodosaur we collected in 2017. In this photo you can see ridged teeth still preserved in their tooth sockets. These

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Newly donated rhino skull

DICKINSON’S RHINOCEROS: For today’s #FossilFriday we have this newly-donated specimen of a young fossil rhinoceros, probably a Subhyracodon from Eocene rocks (~35million years old) that are exposed a few miles south of town. If you look carefully you can see that the last molars (teeth at the back of the

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Fowler and team uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana

“Fowler and team uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana” Read the full story at The Dickinson Press

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Fieldwork 2018 plans in the news

“Fowler set to uncover new species of ankylosaur” Read the full story at The Dickinson Press  

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Molding and casting a dinosaur

Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler is busy molding this fossil slab in the lab – but what is it? All will be revealed later this year, but if you come by the museum and look in the lab, we’ll show you what it is (answer – it’s pretty awesome!). The molding

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Opening a new ankylosaur jacket

This past week we have added a display case next to the laboratory window which showcases some of the recently prepared bones from the new armored dinosaur that we collected in summer 2017. “Ankylomania” is currently being prepared by lab volunteer Destiny (pictured). This photo shows us opening a new

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Augmented Reality Sandbox fully operational!

Our Augmented Reality Sandbox is now fully up and running. We have just installed some new features for you to try, including a “Primordial Earth” mode which shows Earth four and half billion years ago just after it formed: a barren rock complete with volcanoes and lava! If you’ve not

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Feathered dinosaur models in the news

“Museum Center preparing ‘Claws Exhibit’; feathered dinosaurs are the ‘stars'” Read the full story at The Dickinson Press  

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