We’re back with the first episode of series 2, featuring Paul Barrett discussing Dinosaur discoveries from around the world. Most species people are aware of are ones found in North America but dinosaurs have been found on every continent on Earth.
In the show we look at specimens such as Mantellisaurus, Megalosaurus, Giraffatitan and Stegosaurus and finds from Europe, Africa and Antarctica.
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In our final look back at series 1 of #NHM_Live, David Urry speaks to Natasha Almeida about the multitude of meteorites we have in the Museum’s collections.
We’ll be back with a new series of #NHM_Live broadcasts from 15 June 2017, so follow us on Facebook or Twitter to find out when each episode of series 2 will be on air.
In this episode of #NHM_Live, Gavin Broad, Curator of Hymenoptera, talks to Alison Shean about the huge variety of wasps in nature and why they are so undeserving of their bad reputation. Learn about wasps that build nests, make honey and even practise mind control.
If the show piques your interest, you can take part in a wasp-based citizen science project through Miniature Lives Magnified. See the Take Part section of our website for more information and ways you can get involved with science projects from the Museum.
Series 1 of #NHM_Live was broadcast in February 2017. We’d love you to join us for our next series which will start in June. Watch this space for more details.
The Museum’s conservators were the stars of our second broadcast in the first #NHM_Live series, where we took a look at how they repair and maintain the millions of specimens in the collections.
Camilla Tham and Alison Shean were joined by conservators Arianna Bernucci and Cheryl Lynn to talk about mummified cats, Archaeopteryx, 1.3 kg of dust from a single specimen and some of the major specimens that will feature in the upcoming #Whales: Beneath the Surface exhibition.
To see more of their work, take a look at the #NHM_Conservators tag on Instagram.
Our first ever series of #NHM_Live was broadcast earlier in the year on our Facebook page. We’ll be starting our second series of broadcasts in June so, before we get going, here’s a look back at the 4 episodes of series 1.
During the first broadcast we explored the weird and wonderful world of squid, octopus and cuttlefish with Alastair Hendry and our Curator of Mollusca, Jon Ablett.
N.B. this broadcast featured the dissection of a squid. If you think this could upset you, skip the segment in the recording that occurs between 12 mins 45s and 17 mins 45s.