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Science Lunch 2: Anne Schulp

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Die elfte Edition des Science Lunch im Frühlingssemester 2018 hat begonnen! Dieses Mal kommt:

Dr. Anne Schulp
Paläontologe, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Niederlande

4. April 2018
Toni-Areal, Raum 4.T33

Bringing dinosaurs back alive
Take a quick look in a children's book on dinosaurs, and you may think we can take «what a dinosaur looks like» pretty much for granted. Or can we? Palaeontologist Dr. Anne Schulp (Naturalis, the Netherlands) will tell about the long chain of events that extends from a once-living dinosaur to the plastic model in a children's toybox. To what extent is this plastic dinosaur an accurate representation of an animal long extinct? What are the tools and the assumptions, the facts and inferences we have, as a palaeontologist, to guide us in our collaborative efforts with palaeo-artists, model makers and CGI wizards to take us back to the age of dinosaurs?

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