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Science Café about the Bristle Mammoth Discovery, January 27, 2016

In the fall of 2015, a farmer near Chelsea discovered part of a mammoth skeleton and donated it to U-M. At the UMMNH Science Café on January 27, 2016,  U-M Professor Daniel C. Fisher, Director of the U-M Museum of Paleontology, and Adam Rountrey, Collection Manager for Vertebrate Fossils, U-M Museum of Paleontology, discussed the excavation and early research on the Bristle Mammoth -- named for Jim and Melody Bristle on whose land it was found.

Audio Podcast

Science Café about the Bristle Mammoth Discovery, January 27, 2016

Speakers:   

  • Prof. Daniel C. Fisher, Director, U-M Museum of Paleontology        
  • Adam Rountrey, Collection Manager for Vertebrate Fossils, U-M Museum of Paleontology

Duration: 55 minutes

This is a podcast from one of our most popular Science Cafés ever. It consists of a presentation by Dan Fisher and Adam Rountrey followed by a full-room moderated discussion between the speakers and members of the public attending the event.

 

Videocast

Science Café about the Bristle Mammoth Discovery, January 27, 2016

Speakers:

  • Daniel Fisher, Director, U-M Museum of Paleontology      
  • Adam Rountrey, Collection Manager for Vertebrate Fossils, U-M Museum of Paleontology

Duration: 1 minute 14 seconds

This videocast is based on “B-roll” video footage taken at the Bristle Mammoth excavation site.  Relevant Science Café audio has been added to “narrate” the video.

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PowerPoint Presentation:

Science Café about the Bristle Mammoth Discovery, January 27, 2016

Speakers:  

  • Daniel Fisher, Director, U-M Museum of Paleontology 
  • Adam Rountrey, Collection Manager for Vertebrate Fossils, U-M Museum of Paleontology

Duration: 7 minutes

A brief PowerPoint presentation was projected as a part of the January 27, 2016, Science Café.  The still images are presented here, with relevant Café audio to “narrate” the images.

 

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