The man who split the dinosaurs in two
History

The man who split the dinosaurs in two

A guest post from the Sedgwick Museum’s Douglas Palmer The lecture was titled ‘On the Classification of the Fossil Animals Commonly Named Dinosaurs’ and it was given in 1887 by Harry Govier Seeley, Professor of Geology at King’s College, London. Seeley argued that the ‘terrible lizards’, which were becoming increasingly popular at the time, could … Continue reading

Why Dinosaurs Matter
Events

Why Dinosaurs Matter

PESGB GEOLiteracy Tour, 8-15 April 2017: ‘Why Dinosaurs Matter’ With Professor Ken Lacovara The PESGB are delighted to announce that Professor Ken Lacovara will be headlining The PESGB GEOLiteracy Tour 2017. He has unearthed some of the largest dinosaurs ever to walk our planet, including the super-massive Dreadnoughtus, which at 65 tons weighs more than … Continue reading

Dinner with a dinosaur – farewell Dippy, and thanks for the inspiration
Events

Dinner with a dinosaur – farewell Dippy, and thanks for the inspiration

A guest post from Exploration Geoscientist Ben Kilhams, Communications Officer of our Petroleum Group… Everyone loves a good dinosaur. For many, their first fossil discovery or interaction with a museum exhibit instils a lifelong passion for understanding the history and mysteries of our planet. But one particular dinosaur (or at least a skeletal replica) has … Continue reading