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H.Voogd's Blog – July 2014 Archive (4)

652 - An important discovery in the Teyler Museum

John Ostrom with Deinonychus

John Harold Ostrom (February 18, 1928 – July 16, 2005) was an American paleontologist who revolutionized modern understanding of dinosaurs in the 1960s.

Ostrom showed that dinosaurs were more like big non-flying birds than they were like lizards (or "saurians")

Ostrom's interest in the dinosaur-bird connection started with his…


Added by H.Voogd on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

651- Verslag van dr. Chris Smeenk: De dolfijn van Van Breda

Op vrijdag 11 juli 2014 bezocht ik de bibliotheek van Teylers Museum en raadpleegde daar het archief van J.G.S. van Breda (directeur Teylers Museum van 1839 tot 1864) en de Histoire naturelle des mammifères van I. Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire & F. Cuvier (vierde…


Added by H.Voogd on July 16, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

643 - Examining rare books in the library

On may 30th Leslie Overstreet, curator of Natural-History Rare Books of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington visted the museum to examine our specimen of Marcus Catesbys(1683-1749)

The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects and plants; particularly the…


Added by H.Voogd on July 2, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

642 - Verliefd in vergetelheid

Teylers museum is het oudste museum van…


Added by H.Voogd on July 2, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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