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

History

The Unfortunate Tale of the Museum of Practical Geology Pt II. Dippy and the Nippies

We rejoin the Museum of Practical Geology in the final years of Victoria’s reign.  Still cramped, and welcoming about 200 visitors a day through its notoriously gloomy entrance hall.  Over in ‘Albertopolis’ the newer Museums are prospering.  The Natural History and Science Museums are open with far more space available.  The foundation stone for the … Continue reading