The Scientist is In

The Scientist is In

Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 13:00 - 15:00
David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins

Dr. Alain Froment and Dr. Phillippe Mennecier (Musée de l'Homme) will discuss the temporary display of the original fossil skulls of Cro-Magnon (Homo sapiens) and La Ferrassie (Homo neanderthalensis) in the Hall of Human Origins. They will have casts of these fossil skulls for visitors to see, a new digitally printed reconstruction of the endocast of Cro-Magnon, and several videos showing CT-scanning of Cro-Magnon to create the new endocast.

Dr. Briana Pobiner (Smithsonian Institution) will be on hand to answer question about the new Hall of Human Origins.

Free; no advance reservation or ticket required.

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