Sue, the Field Museum’s famous Tyrannosaurus Rex, isn’t exactly becoming the first dinosaur astronaut, but at least a few microscopic parts of her are going into orbit.
The Field Museum has unveiled an unusual find – a green meteorite discovered in southern Morocco two years ago.
Birders out yesterday for Chicago’s Christmas lakefront bird count documented a few unusual sightings.
At 92, Sheila Reynolds takes two buses to get to her beloved institution, where she helps catalog animal bones.
Were the Siats meekerorum in Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, you have to wonder if any of the characters would have made it off the island alive.
Two icons of Chicago culture, The Adler Planetarium and The Field Museum, have been tightening budgets and refocusing missions. The Adler recently cut 15 staff positions and next year, 18 positions will be eliminated at The Field, mostly through attrition.
Field Museum Project Manager Tom Skwerski says Tim Samara helped put together the Nature Unleashed exhibit five years ago an exhibit now on tour.
The Field Museum has hundreds of new meteorite fragments in its collection thanks to a retired lake forest health care executive who’s second career seems to be chasing visitors from outer space, reports WBBM’s John Cody .
A fossil of a prehistoric sea creature called an ichthyosaur is now on display at the Field Museum.
The Field Museum is all about history, so here’s a little history about the Field Museum. The museum was first incorporated into the State of Illinois on September 16, 1893 as part of an outgrowth of the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893…
Chicago’s Field Museum is shrinking.
A dozen couples, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries this year, renewed their vows Saturday at the Field Museum.
More and more of these big cats are turning up in the Midwest, looking for forested habitat. CBS 2′s Bill Kurtis reports.
A young Peregrine falcon was back in the family nest on Thursday, a day after falling to the ground in the Loop, apparently while learning to fly.
The Field Museum as decided to join the other institutions on the Museum Campus and close on Sunday and Monday for the NATO Summit.
There is a luxury Lake Shore Drive condo — with a well-known owner — for sale on the Gold Coast, and the unit has a very special unexpected visitor living just above it. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports a rare Peregrine Falcon has been nesting with several eggs just on the roof of the penthouse at 1100 N. Lakeshore Dr.
The Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago will be closed for three days on the weekend of the NATO Summit.
A philanthropist specializing in meteorites has given the Field Museum ten grams of a 4.6 billion year old meteorite that exploded last month over northern California.
Genghis Khan has an oft-misunderstood legacy. The ruthless Mongol emperor drastically expanded his 12th and 13th century Asian empire through force — but along the way introduced passports and a postal system, among other innovations. “Genghis Khan,” a new show at the Field Museum running through September 3, takes a look at the ruler through an exhibit of artifacts ranging from jewelry and silk robes to weapons and religious relics — and even a mummy…
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