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The scientific tourist #360 — Palaeotherium

Now on display in Paris in the Gallery of Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy (sadly, in a stairwell), it’s an excellent fossil of a Palaeotherium Magnum… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #353 — Hammurabi’s Code

Here, on display at the Louvre in Paris, is the Code of Hammurabi — a compilation of legal rulings dating back to about 1754 BC… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #98 — Rue Cuvier

Georges Cuvier founded vertebrate paleontology, and all he got for his troubles was this lousy street sign…

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