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New dinosaur species discovered in the museum after decades

(CNN) – A new dinosaur species was discovered after being misidentified for several decades and kept in a museum collection. The 1978 found in South Africa remains of the dinosaur, which were kept in a collection of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, were identified as Massospondylus – a dinosaur from the early Jurassic period. After a re-examination of the …

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New dinosaur discovered after spending 30 years in the museum

It may have been three meters long – but a newly discovered dinosaur has been hiding in public for three decades. The new species was identified after sitting in a museum collection in South Africa for 30 years. [19659003] Professor Paul Barrett, a dinosaur researcher at the Natural History Museum, is part of a team that re-evaluated the specimen, which …

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Kevin Spacey reads poetry at the Museum in Rome

Playing Video Content Le Dame Art Gallery Kevin Spacey returns with a pop-up performance in a Rome museum in which he recites a poetry to the arts … which apparently speaks to him. The actor threw on a brown suit on Friday and strolled into the Palazzo Massimo. He introduced himself to the famous sculpture of the "Boxer at Rest" …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson remains in the American Museum of Natural History after a misconduct trial

Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will retain his job at the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History after an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct has been completed. The Museum did not disclose any details The investigation was referred to as a "confidential personnel matter". "The museum will not make any further statements". Tyson, director of the …

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Warren Kanders Retires from the Whitney Museum Board of Directors after Months of Controversy and Protest [UPDATED]

Warren Kanders and Allison Kanders at the First Whitney Collection Award 2016 (Photo by Patrick McMullan / PMC © Patrick McMullan) After months The protest turns into a biennial boycott and the charge of war crimes. Warren Kanders has resigned as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Whitney Museum of American Art. "The targeted campaign of attacks …

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Warren Kanders Whitney Museum: Vice President resigns after tear gas protests

Warren B. Kanders, Whitney Museum of American Art, Deputy Chairman and CEO of Safariland, resigned from the museum's board on Thursday. Museum employees and artists protested against his – and the – connection of the museum to the weapons company. The Safariland logo featured tear gas bottles and smoke grenades used against asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border. A group …

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Museum Fire in Arizona still out of control, already consumed over 1,000 acres

A wildfire in northern Arizona has charred over 1,000 acres, as hundreds of firefighters vowed. The so-called Fire Museum, just north of Flagstaff in the Coconino National Forest, despite the fact that it has several local, state and federal agencies. "We have zero coverage as this point, the incident commander, Rich Nieto, told reporters on Tuesday morning. Authorities on Tuesday …

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At the Whitney Museum Biennial, 8 artists withdraw in protest against the sale of tear gas: NPR

Artists are calling on the New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art to remove their bi-annual exhibition work to combat a museum board's commitment to selling law enforcement material, including tear gas. Bebeto Matthews / AP Hide caption Caption switch Bebeto Matthews / AP Artists urge the New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art to remove their bi-annual …

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