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NOTES, NEWS AND DISCOVERIES

August 2016

Mef’s Researcher takes part of an International Research and Mentoring Project

 

Alejandra Pagani, PhD, (CONICET-MEF), is part of a Research Team that has been working since 2010 and has recently got financing by the National Sciences Foundation to develop a Research and Mentoring Project named LATE PALEOZOIC GONDWANAN ECOSYSTEMS. The greatest importance of this matter is that it will be entirely developed in Argentina.

 

June 2016

Mef Invites: an annual event that keeps being a great success.

 

During the past weekend, over 7300 people visited the Egidio Feruglio Museum, responding to the Tenth Edition of “Mef Invites”. This is an annual event aimed to share with the community the Museum as a whole, by having Mef Researchers interacting with people at the Exhibition, and opening the working spaces for the public to visit. Thus, admittance is free during the whole weekend of “Mef Invites”.

 

January 2016

Attenborough and the giant dinosaur

 

The story of the discovery of the largest dinosaur ever found.

 

On Sunday, January 24th, Sir David Attenborough, one of the worldwide most recognized dissemination broadcaster, will be presenting the story of the discovery and reconstruction of the largest dinosaur ever: a new species of titanosaur, found in Patagonia, Argentina.

 

January 2016

The world´s largest dinosaur: From Chubut to New York

 

A replica of the titanosaurus discovered in Chubut, becomes part of the permanent exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, one of the most important museums of natural sciences in the world.

 

On January 14, 2016, Ellen Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, unveiled to the scientific community and the international media, the largest dinosaur found so far, which will become part of the permanent exhibition of the Museum.